Joy of Madness

Based on the premise that nobody would notice a 14-year-old girl brandishing a handheld camera, Hana Makhmalbaf, daughter of renowned Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf ('Kandahar') and sister of emerging director Samira Makhmalbaf ('Apple'), followed Samira and her crew through the war torn streets of Kabul as they scouted for actors to be featured in her latest film, 'At Five in the Afternoon'. The result is an immensely revealing documentary that looks at a country still haunted by the menacing ghost of the Taliban.

Year: 2003
Genre: Documentaries, Film On Film, Foreign Language Films, African & Middle Eastern, General Docos
Country: Iran, Afghanistan
Director: Hana Makhmalbaf
Starring: Agheleh Rezaie, Agheleh Farahmand, Bibigol Asef, Sima Asef, Haji Rahmodin, Razi Mohebi
Duration: 71 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains sexual references.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Documentary (Film On Film)



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