Kandahar

Author: 
Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Publisher: 
"Iran: New Yorker Video, 2001"
Length: 
85 minutes
Collection: 
Film

Set (and shot) during the Taliban era, this film follows an Afghani-Canadian woman as she attempts to enter Afghanistan in search of a despondent sister. Since it is illegal for a woman to travel alone, she must rely on the kindness--or curiosity--of strangers, including a scrappy boy and a mysterious American doctor.

 

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