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292 Ratings


Directed by Siddiq Barmak
Ireland, Iran, 2003


At the beginning of the period of the Taliban take over, Afghan women were not allowed to come out into the streets unless accompanied by a man or boy. This is the story of a little girl whose mother disguises her as a boy to be able to go out into the street and look for work.

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Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2003 | 2 wins including: AFCAE Award

2003 | Special Mention: Golden Camera

2003 | Directors' Fortnight

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