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Kandahar (The Sun Behind the Moon) (Safar e Ghandehar) (2001)

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Ike Ogut Ike Ogut

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Fantastic, just fantastic...

13 years, 5 months ago at May 18 6:18
Such a great movie. In my opinion one of those ones that everyone should watch. Well everyone in the western world anyway. It follows the path of a woman struggling to be with her sister. It gives some insight into what sort of world these people are living in and the hardships they face. Not only that but also the oppression the women face and just how dangerous it is for them. It's one of those ... read more
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Description: Nafas (Nelofer Pazira), an Afghan-born journalist living in exile in Canada receives a letter from her sister, who was maimed by a landmine and left behind during the escape, about her intentions to end her life. Despondent over her oppressed and hopeless situation in Taliban controlled Kandahar, she vows to kill herself during the last eclipse of the century, which happens in a mere 3 days. Desperately racing against time, Nafas sets out on a perilous journey into a land where it's illegal for women to travel alone. Based on a true story. ... (more)
Release date: 24 October 2001
UPC: 717119853341
Tags: Afghanistan (7), Oppression (4), Journey (4), Desert (4), Refugee (4), 2000s (4), 2001 (4), Burka (3), Based On A True Story (3), Iranian (3), Hunger (3), Hope (3), Iran (3), Religion (3), Robbery (3), Taliban (2), Islam (2), Quest (1), Sisters (1)
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