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WAJMA, AN AFGHAN LOVE STORY
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Completed - PERSIAN - Drama - 85 minutes

Previous markets

  • Berlin EFM 2013 (Screening)
  • Sundance 2013 (Premiere)
  • Cannes 2013 (Screening)
Full history

Year of production : 2012

Director(s) : Barmak AKRAM
Writer(s) : Wajma BAHAR, Mustafa ABDULSATAR, Haji GUL

Synopsis

A young man in Kabul seduces a girl. When she tells him she’s pregnant, he questions having taken her virginity. Then her father arrives, and a timeless, archaic violence erupts – possibly leading to a crime, and even a sacrifice.

Production

Country(ies) : AFGHANISTAN, FRANCE

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Festivals and Awards

Sundance 2013 World Dramatic


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