Qissa: The Ghost Is A Lonely Traveller
Qissa: The Ghost Is A Lonely Traveller (2014)

A Sikh named Umber Singh loses everything during the partition of India in 1947. He is forced to leave his homeland. He is so obsessed about having a male heir that when his wife gives birth to their fourth daughter, he decides to take… More

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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Clarence Tsui
Hollywood Reporter

Early promise of a poised and substantial piece gets undermined by a final, inexplicable leap into the paranormal -- an odd denouement for a narrative centered on the very real and corporeal issue of gender-based violence.

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Rohit Vats
Hindustan Times

One of the best films in recent times, it's an experience not to be forgotten easily.

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Jay Weissberg
Variety

Though it's an odd hybrid of gender parable, displacement meta-text, ghost tale and unlikely romance, Qissa packs enough punch to make up for its thematic disparity.

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Mark Adams
Screen International

A strangely compelling blend of gender-switching romance, drama and ghost story.

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Jared Mobarak
The Film Stage

Love it or hate it, its ability to conjure such intense feelings either way deems it a success.

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