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48 Ratings

The Clay Bird

Matir moina

Directed by Tareque Masud
Pakistan, France, 2002


Tareque Masud’s The Clay Bird is set in East Pakistan of the late 1960s as the region began to experience the violent political upheaval that resulted in the rise of an independent Bangladesh. The film focuses on a rural family’s turmoil and heartache due to the strains of Islamic fundamentalism.

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The Clay Bird Directed by Tareque Masud

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2002 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

2002 | Directors' Fortnight

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