Rahm (2017)

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A Sufi influenced retelling of William Shakespeare's play 'Measure for Measure'. When a local governor retires from his role, he is succeeded by a ruthless man who abuses his power. He uses a bureaucratic anomaly to punish a married couple for pre-marital sex and imprisons the husband. The man's sister beseeches him for clemency and is offered to chance to obtain her brother's freedom by sleeping with the governor.

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