By Sahraa KARIMI

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First film - Completed 2019

This film is about three Afghan women from different social background, living in Kabul. Hava, a traditional pregnant woman who no one cares about, Maryam, an educated news reporter, who wants to get a divorce from her unfaithful husband and Ayesha, a teenager who has to regain her virginity...

& Awards

Busan IFF 2019
A Window on Asian Cinema
    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • First film, Social issues, Drama
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • FARSI
    • Duration
    • 85 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Sahraa KARIMI
    • Writer(s)
    • Sahraa KARIMI, Sami Hasib NABIZADA
    • Producer(s)
    • Katayoon SHAHABI (Noori Pictures), Sahraa KARIMI
    • Synopsis
    • “Hava, Maryam, Ayesha” is a film about three Afghan women living in Kabul, each coming from different social and religious background:
      Hava is a traditional woman, living with her husband’s family. Despite being eight months pregnant, she has to do all the house chores as well as taking care of her in-laws. Her husband and his family don’t care about Hava’s situation and her only joy is talking to the baby in her belly...
      Maryam is an educated news reporter who wants to get a divorce from her unfaithful husband. Meanwhile, after seven long years of expecting a baby she finally finds out that she’s pregnant…
      Ayesha is an 18-year old girl who has always desired to get married for love. She’s become pregnant from her boyfriend who disappears after hearing the news. She accepts to marry her cousin. Therefore, she needs to find a doctor to get an abortion and somehow regain her virginity…