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Osama

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Osama (buy from Amazon)

Type: Drama, Afghanistan 2003

Director: Siddiq Barmak

My rating: 4
Key actors/actresses:
Marina Golbahari .... Osama
Arif Herati .... Espandi
Zubaida Sahar .... Mother

Story:
Another movie about Afghanistan during the Taliban regime. A woman who worked at the hospital that was closed, so she lost her job and the only way to continue to feed the family is to ask her 12-year old daughter to pretend to be a boy and work. It was no easy and soon she got caught...

My review:
A poor country in a turbulent time. This is the second movie about Afghanistan that I watched recently. I can't help but feel really sorry for what this country is going through and how thankful that we are living in a comfortable stable society.

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