SAMIRA AND SAMIR

By Siba SHAKIB

BRAVE NEW WORK FILM PRODUCTIONS - as PROD

Drama - Pre-Production 2013

A stunning and heartrending story of love and oppression in Afghanistan based on the bestselling novel by Siba Shakib.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • GERMANY
    • Languages
    • Other
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Siba SHAKIB
    • Writer(s)
    • Siba SHAKIB
    • Producer(s)
    • Frank GEIGER (brave new work), Mohammad FAROKHMANESH (brave new work), Armin HOFMANN (brave new work)
    • Synopsis
    • When the young girl Samira is born her father - a brave commander in the Afghan highlands - decides to bring her up as a boy known as Samir. She innocently enjoys a life of unusual freedom until she grows up into a young woman and it becomes harder to hide her secret. When she falls in love with her childhood friend Bashir Samira has to decide if she wants to live a lie or unveil the deadly truth to a merciless male dominated society.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Oct 01, 2013
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