Title: The Orphanage
Directed by: Shahrbanoo Sadat
Premiere & awards: Cannes Directors' Fortnight 2019, Competition
Produced by: Adomeit Film – Denmark
In co-production with: La Fabrica Nocturna – France, Samsa Film – Luxembourg, Wolf Pictures – Afghanistan
Countries: Denmark, France, Luxembourg, Afghanistan
In the late 1980s, 15-year-old Qodrat lives in the streets of Kabul and sells 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 the Soviet orphanage. But in Kabul the political situation is changing. Qodrat and all the children want to defend their home.
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