IQBAL & THE JEWEL OF INDIA

IQBAL & DEN INDISKE JUVEL

Iqbal wakes up one morning to the news of Aunt Fatwa being announced the Guardian of the Jewel – an Indian honorary title. Eager to get out of school Iqbal convinces his father to bring the whole family to India to celebrate and take part in the ceremony with Aunt Fatwa.

But when Iqbal goes on a field trip to church with his class and accidently sets a chain reaction in motion, resulting the church being destroyed, Iqbal is thrown out of school who are thoroughly fed up with Iqbal’s shenanigans. Iqbal’s Dad decides that Iqbal isn’t allowed to come to India and instead has to find a new school and prove that he can take responsibility. Determined to prove himself, Iqbal reaches out to Aunt Fatwa behind his father’s back and convinces her to enrol him in an Indian school.

Reunited with his family in India, Iqbal has to start in his new school. Aunt Fatwa provides Iqbal with a mentor, a smart and beautiful girl his age named Abhaya. But Iqbals dream of a nice family vacation turns into a nightmare when the Indian Jewel is stolen during the ceremony and is found on Dad. Dad is put in jail and Iqbal and his friends has to come up with their most complicated plan yet. A wild race begins in the streets of New Delhi, in order to find the Indian Jewel and save dad.

Fact Sheet

FORMAT
Danish Feature Film (90 min.)

GENRE
Family

RELEASE
September 20 2018

PRODUCED BY
Miso Film

CO-PRODUCERS
Frames Per Second Films

IN COOPERATION WITH
TV 2 Danmark
SF Distribution
The Danish Film Institute – The Market Programme

Main Cast

IQBAL
Hircano Soares

SILLE
Liv Leman Brandorf

TARIQ
Arien Takiar

FAR
Runi Lewerissa

DINDUA
Moowgliie Duissara

MOR
Ellie Jokar

ONKEL RAFIG
Dar Salim

 

Main Crew

DIRECTOR
Oliver Zahle

WRITER
Mikael Olsen
Renée Toft Simonsen

PRODUCERS
Christian Potalivo
Mikael Olsen

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
Jonas Allen
Peter Bose

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Martin Top Jacobsen

PRODUCTION DESIGNER
Nikolaj Danielsen
M. Wan Sputnick

COSTUME DESIGNER
Grith Rahbek

MAKEUP DESIGNER
Susanne Søbye

EDITOR
Marlene Billie Andreasen

SOUND DESIGNER
Hans Møller

COMPOSER
Halfdan E

THE COMPANY

Miso Film was founded in 2004 by the producer team Jonas Allen and Peter Bose, who started their collaboration on the Swedish thriller and crime series BECK and WALLANDER. The company is behind the successful Danish TV-series THOSE WHO KILL, DICTE and 1864. Miso Film is also located in Norway, where they have produced the film series VARG VEUM and the TV-series AQUITTED, and in Sweden, where  the company just finished the second season of MODUS, a TV-series based on Anne Holts crime novels. On the big screen Miso Film has featured with the Danish thriller success THE CANDIDATE as well as co-produced the Norwegian World War II resistance drama MAX MANUS. 
Furthermore, the company is behind the Danish comedy LONG STORY SHORT, the family films IQBAL FAROOQ based on Manu Sareen’s childrens books and latest Ole Bornedal’s box-office hits: SMALL TOWN KILLERS and THE WAY TO MANDALAY. The company is behind Scandinavia’s first original Netflix series THE RAIN and is currently producing the second season of the popular young adult series. Additionally, the company is finishing Christoffer Boe’s mini TV-series WARRIOR, which is set to premiere on TV 2 in the fall of 2018 as well as the last film in the IQBAL franchise.

PEOPLE

LOCATIONS

  • COPENHAGEN
  • STOCKHOLM
  • OSLO