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Set in a small Pakistani village in 1979, the film follows widowed family matriarch Ayesha (Kirron Kher) as she struggles under the martial law that declares her country a Muslim state.
2003 | 3 wins including: Golden Leopard
2003 | 2 special mentions including: Don Quixote Award
What a fine film from Pakistan! The first half hour was quite draggy and unnecessary but the message of the film is clear - religious fanaticism could only lead down the path of destruction.