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Kandahar - Region 1 DVD

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Starring :
Nelofer Pazira Nelofer Pazira
Hassan Tantai Hassan Tantai
Sadou Teymouri Sadou Teymouri
Hoyatala Hakimi Hoyatala Hakimi
Mollazaher Teymouri Mollazaher Teymouri


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Description: The prolific Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf (Gabbeh) had one of his most visible international successes with this haunting, open-ended drama. Set (and shot) during the Taliban era, it 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. The woman playing the lead role had earlier contacted Makhmalbaf about a similar real-life search, which prompted him to write the screenplay. The director doesn't real ... (more)
Manufacturer: New Yorker Video
Release date: 13 May 2003
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 9781567303100 UPC: 717119853341
Tags: Afghanistan (1), True Story (1), Oppression (1), Iranian (1)
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