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Issue Details: First known date: 2021... 2021 When Pomegranates Howl
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'The second feature by acclaimed female poet-writer-director Moussavi presents a picture of Kabul we rarely see. Conflict and suffering are not the story's main focus. In the spotlight is the beaming, hopeful and determined face of Hewad, a nine-year-old kid who pushes a rickety cart of goods all over town to raise money. Having lost both his father and brother, this lively lad with a smart business brain has assumed the role of family breadwinner. After meeting an unnamed Australian photographer, Hewad's dream of becoming a movie star may not seem so unlikely after all. This affecting slice-of-life tale is beautifully filmed and wonderfully well performed by a non-professional cast. Based on real events.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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Language: Farsi , Pashtu
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In Farsi and Pashto with English sub-titles.
Last amended 12 Oct 2021 16:41:21
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    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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