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Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame

Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame

A Feature film by Hana Makhmalbaf

Release in France : 20/02/2008


    Thousands of families try to survive in the caves left empty since the Taliban destroyed the gigantic statues of Buddhas that once inhabited them. Baktay, a little six-year-old girl, listens all day long to her neighbor reciting the alphabet. She then gets it into her head to go to school, ready to brave all dangers to realize her dream.

    Actors (3)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Co-production :

    Wild Bunch

    French distribution :

    Le Pacte

    Foreign production company :

    Makhmalbaf Film House

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    Full credits (9)

    Screenwriter :

    Marziyeh Meshkini

    Sound Recordist :

    Farid Pirayesh

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Laurence Granec

    Production Designer :

    Akbar Meshkini

    Sound Mixer :

    Hossein Mahdavi

    Director of Photography :

    Ostad Ali

    Production Manager :

    Ayam Fakhrodin

    Editor :

    Mastaneh Mohajer

    Music Composer :

    Shakhidi Tolibhon

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    Feature film

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    France, Iran

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    Runtime :

    1 h 21 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby SR