Utopia | © World Film Production
Feature Film | 2014 | Drama, War | Afghanistan, Great Britain

    Brief synopsis

    Utopia - three intersecting stories of loneliness and isolation.The film centres around Janan a woman from Afghanistan that travels to the UK for Artificial insemination. Complications arise when William, a medical sciences student working in the fertility clinic swaps the donor semen for his own. Six months later, William contacts Janan on the pretence of an official check up, he arranges to meet her in India as Afghanistan is too dangerous. In the hope of being a father to the child, William confesses all to Janan in their meeting where she learns not only who the father is but that the baby she will give birth to comes from a family with long standing connections to the military and were part of the forces on the ground in her homeland.

    (Quelle: Worldfilm Production)


    ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
    Malalai ZikriaJanan [L]
    Andrew ShaverWilliam [L]
    Homayoun ErshadiNajib [SR]
    Arun BaliRajendra [SR]
    Bhasker PatelSpiritual Man [SR]
    Hannah SpearrittLucy [SR]
    Saahil ChadhaRajnesh [SR]
    Sayantani NandiRaksha [SR]
    Jamie BeggMain Soldier [BP]
    Pamela DonaldNurse [BP]


    Camera Departmentdirector of photographyYiannis ManolopoulosSchottland
    Camera Departmentdirector of photographyHakon Palsson
    Camera Departmentdirector of photographyAhmad Kavoosi
    Castingcasting directorVahid Rahbani
    Costume Departmentcostume designerArefeh Mansouri
    Costume Departmentassistant costume designerVarun Gupta
    Director's DepartmentdirectorHassan Nazer
    Director's Department2nd unit directorChris Robb
    Director's Department1st assistant directorKuldeep Singh
    Director's Departmentstoryboard artistPayam Eraee

    Production companies

    World Film Production [uk]
    Tripswitch Productions [uk]in association with
    Nay Media Production [af]in association with
    Afghanfilm [af]
    Apus Pictures [in]