Buda as sharm foru rikht

The Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame
Buddha zerfiel vor Scham
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2007

Hana Makhmalbaf immerses her audience in a contemporary Afghan desert world with precise and accurate details. Through a little girl’s eyes, we experience a harsh society where reality and metaphor intermingle, where Taliban-brainwashed boys torment the girl in war games, where little girls are mean towards each other in school. Despite the intolerance, there are many moments of hope, even grace.

(Jury motivation)