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Kandahar

Safar e Ghandehar

Directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Iran, France, 2001
Drama

Synopsis

A partly true, partly fictionalized story of a successful Afghan-Canadian, played by Nelofer Pazira, who returns to Afghanistan after receiving a letter from her sister, who was left behind when the family escaped, that she plans on committing suicide on the last solar eclipse of the millennium.

Synopsis

A partly true, partly fictionalized story of a successful Afghan-Canadian, played by Nelofer Pazira, who returns to Afghanistan after receiving a letter from her sister, who was left behind when the family escaped, that she plans on committing suicide on the last solar eclipse of the millennium.

KandaharDirected byMohsen Makhmalbaf

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2001 | Winner: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
National Board of Review
2001 | Winner: Freedom of Expression Award
European Film Awards
2001 | Nominee: Screen International Award

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