A LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT

NAMAI BA RAHIS GOMHOR

By Roya SADAT

ASIAN SHADOWS - CHINESE SHADOWS - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2017

Soraya is a public official who tries to enforce the law within the terrible situation of Afghanistan today. Her decision to save a young woman accused of adultery from the justice of a clan provokes a chain reaction, even in the family.

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& Awards

Busan IFF 2017
A Window on Asian Cinema
Locarno 2017
Open Doors
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama, Social issues, First film
    • Countries
    • AFGHANISTAN
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 83 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Roya SADAT
    • Synopsis
    • Soraya is a public official who tries to enforce the law within the terrible situation of Afghanistan today. Her decision to save a young woman accused of adultery from the justice of a clan provokes a chain reaction, even in the family. Then things get worse when following an argument Soraya accidentally kills her husband, a violent man. She is thus arrested and condemned to death. Only the president can save her: she has written a long letter to him which appears to be lost; with the chance that it may be read too late...
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