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Kandahar

A Feature film by Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Release in France : 24/10/2001

    Synopsis

    Nafas, a young Afghan refugee living in Canada, receives a desperate letter from her little sister, who writes that she will kill herself at the moment of the next solar eclipse.
    Nafas fled Afghanistan during the civil war with her father, a doctor. Her sister was too ill to travel with them.
    To save her sister, whatever the cost, she must make the hazardous journey across the threatening country and reach the town of her birth before the eclipse...

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Bac Films Distribution

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wild Bunch

    Foreign production company :

    Makhmalbaf Film House

    French distribution :

    Mars Distribution

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    Full credits (6)

    Screenwriter :

    Mohsen Makhmalbaf

    Sound recordists :

    Behroz Shahamat, Faroukh Fadaï

    Editor :

    Mohsen Makhmalbaf

    Director of Photography :

    Ebrahim Ghafouri

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Matilde Incerti

    Music Composer :

    Mohamad Reza Darvishi

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    Farsi, English, Polish

    Production country :

    Iran

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Iran)

    Production year :

    2001

    French release :

    24/10/2001

    Runtime :

    1 h 25 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    100.466

    Visa issue date :

    12/10/2001

    Approval :

    No

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Mono