Manal’s Character


Manal’s character in "Visions Collide" is a vibrant portrayal of passion, determination, and resourcefulness. Her room, filled with homemade skiing equipment, serves as a tangible representation of her unwavering commitment to her dreams. The viewer gains insight into her character not only through her skiing prowess but also through the creative and innovative spirit that fills her personal space. Manal’s close relationship with her father adds another layer to her character. The scenes depicting her father helping her create homemade skiing equipment not only showcase their strong familial bond but also emphasize the supportive environment that fuels Manal’s aspirations. This father-daughter collaboration not only reflects the cultural values of the community but also highlights the role of mentorship within the family. The homemade skiing equipment becomes symbolic of Manal’s resilience and ingenuity. In a world where conventional resources may be limited, Manal’s determination to pursue her passion shines through as she transforms everyday materials into tools for her skiing journey. This aspect of the narrative not only celebrates Manal’s individuality but also speaks to the universal theme of overcoming challenges with creativity and determination.

Dalter, Maleap, and Daranchi have been chosen as the skiing peaks, offering views of the surrounding landscapes, including the majestic K2.

The film navigates parallel narratives, showcasing the journey of the athlete who, unfortunately, couldn’t ski down the 6000-meter peak. On one side, we witness his transformation as he channels his expertise and experience into training Manal, the spirited 14-year-old with dreams of becoming a skilled ski athlete. 

As the athlete imparts his knowledge and skills to Manal, the film seamlessly weaves these mentoring sessions with scenes of actual skiing. This parallel structure allows the audience to witness both the theoretical aspects of training, conveyed through the athlete’s guidance, and the practical application of those lessons in the real skiing moments. 

The juxtaposition of the athlete’s struggle with his own setbacks and the uplifting moments of Manal’s progress creates a powerful narrative dynamic. The film uses this parallel storytelling technique to highlight the transformative power of mentorship, resilience in the face of personal challenges, and the joy that comes from pursuing one’s passion in the context of skiing. 

Gilgit Baltistan

Nestled within the Himalayas, Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan boasts some of the world's most breathtaking mountain ranges, including the illustrious Karakoram Range. With peaks reaching heights surpassing 8,000 meters, such as the formidable K2 and the majestic Nanga Parbat, this region beckons adventurers and mountaineers from across the globe. The rugged terrain and dramatic landscapes provide the perfect backdrop for thrilling expeditions and journeys. Valleys teem with cultural richness and heritage, where diverse traditions intertwine harmoniously. In Gilgit-Baltistan, nature's grandeur and cultural splendor converge, creating an irresistible allure for those seeking to explore the heights of both mountain peaks and human resilience.

Dalter, Maleap, and Daranchi have been chosen as the skiing peaks, offering views of the surrounding landscapes, including the majestic K2.

Traveling from Islamabad to Aliabad in Gilgit Baltistan is a scenic delight, on the Karakoram Highway (KKH) for a 13-hour and 30-minute car journey or opt for a quicker 55-minute flight from Islamabad to Gilgit - Hunza 2-hour - Aliabad to Karimabad 5-min.


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