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When You Hear The Bells
When You Hear The Bells

WHEN YOU HEAR THE BELLS

Au bruit des clochette

Directed by Chabname Zariab
Afghanistan, France, 2015
Drama, Short, LGBTQ+

Synopsis

In Afghanistan, bachas are young male prostitutes obliged to dance, dressed as girls, for a male audience. They are under the control of a master. Film tells the story of Saman, a bacha, who feels threatened by the arrival of Bijane, a boy younger than him who is destined to take his place.

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Synopsis

In Afghanistan, bachas are young male prostitutes obliged to dance, dressed as girls, for a male audience. They are under the control of a master. Film tells the story of Saman, a bacha, who feels threatened by the arrival of Bijane, a boy younger than him who is destined to take his place.