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Polite Society

Country: United Kingdom, Language: English, 103 mins

  • Director: Nida Manzoor
  • Writer: Nida Manzoor
  • Producer: Rachel Alabaster, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Cecilia Frugiuele, Olivier Kaempfer, Angela Moneke, Thea Paulett, John Pocock

CGiii Comment

A merry mash up of sisterly affection, parental disappointment and bold action, Polite Society follows martial artist-in-training Ria Khan who believes she must save her older sister Lena from her impending marriage. After enlisting the help of her friends, Ria attempts to pull off the most ambitious of all wedding heists in the name of independence and sisterhood.


Cast & Characters

Priya Kansara (as Ria)
Ritu Arya (as Lena)
Renu Brindle (as Mrs. Nawaz)
Rekha John-Cheriyan (as Mrs. Abbas)
Seraphina Beh (as Clara)
Ella Bruccoleri (as Alba)
Sally Ann (as Edith)
Jenny Funnell (as Ms. Spence)
Shona Babayemi (as Kovacs)
Sona Babayeva (as Kovacks)
Shobu Kapoor (as Fatima)
Nimra Bucha (as Raheela)
Sophie Aisling (as Mrs Iqbal)
Su McLaughlin (as Mrs. Ahmed)
Jeff Mirza (as Raff)
Akshay Khanna (as Salim Shah)
Tia Dutt (as Jezah)
Ryan Laccohee (as Sensei 1)
Ulli Ackermann (as Security Guard)
James McNicholas (as Head Waiter)
Tom Bonington (as Registrar)
Eunice Huthart (as Self)
Sania Shireen Haq (as Dancer #1)
Hemali Patel (as Dancer #2)
Anjlee Bathia (as Dancer #3)