Osama (2003)

Director: Siddiq Barmak
Language: Dari, Pashtu, English
Country: Afghanistan

Osama

Osama

Afghan boys don’t cry

In Afghanistan, during the Taliban regime, women are forbidden to work and to walk on the streets without the company of a male. The teenager girl Osama cuts her hair and dresses like a boy to get a job and support her widow mother and grandmother. There is no man in her family, since her father and her brother were killed in previous Afghan wars, and the family has no means of survival.

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Awards

Golden Globes – Best Foreign Language Film
Cannes Film Festival – Cannes Junior Award, Golden Camera – Special Mention
Cinemanila International Film Festival – Best Actress – Marina Golbahari
Golden Trailer Awards – Best Foreign Language Film
Molodist International Film Festival – Best Film, Best Young Actor – Marina Golbahari

Osama Trailer

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