Keswick Film Club - Kandahar

Sunday 27th January 5:30 PM

Kandahar (Safar e Ghandehar)

Director: Mohsen Makmahlbaf Country: Iran
Cert: PG Year: 2001 Length: 85 mins Language: Farsi and English
Kandahar

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Synopsis

Intrigued by the tale of one woman's journey across Afghanistan to save her friend, Mohsen Makmahlbaf risked entering the country to research his screenplay. Nafas leaves her refuge in Canada to brave the Taleban regime in an endeavour to ensure her sister's survival. A vibrant plea for women, and for humanity in general.

Ecumenical Jury Prize, Cannes 2001

Critics

open_quote Makmahlbaf's anti-Taleban polemic...was one of the angriest films at Cannes close_quote The Observer



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