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The first feature film from post-Taliban Afghanistan, this award-winning drama is set during the radical Islamic regime's rule. With women forbidden to leave the house without a male relative, a young girl disguises herself as a boy and takes a job with a sympathetic shopkeeper so she can support her widowed mother and grandmother. Writer/director Siddiq Barmak's fact-based tale stars Marina Golbahari, Zubaida Sahar.

Year: 2003
Genre: Foreign Language Films, African & Middle Eastern, Paul's Favourites, Film Festivals 2004, Amy's Favourites, 2005
Country: Afghanistan
Director: Siddiq Barmak
Starring: Marina Golbahari, Arif Herati, Zubaida Sahar
Duration: 82 Minutes
Rating: M - Content may disturb
Subtitles: Yes
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