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The Orphanage

In the late 1980s, fifteen year-old Qodrat lives in the streets of Kabul and sold cinema tickets on the black market. He is a big Bollywood fan and he daydreams himself into some of his favorite movie scenes. One day, the police brings him to a Soviet orphanage. But in Kabul the political situation is changing. Qodrat and all the children want to defend their home.

Afghanistan, Luxembourg, Denmark, France, Germany.
Dari, Russian,  Hindi, Urdu with English subtitles
90 min
Director: Shahrbanoo Sadat
Producers: Katja Adomeit
Cast: Qodratollah Qadiri, Sediqa Rasuli, Masihullah Feraji, Hasibullah Rasooli, Anwar Hashimi.
Screen writer: Shahrbanoo Sadat
Cinematography: Virginie Surdej
Editing: Alexandra Strauss

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