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Les Hirondelles de Kaboul

Les Hirondelles de Kaboul
The Swallows of Kabul

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Summer 1998 – Kabul is under Taliban rule. Zunaira and Mohsen are young and in love. Despite the daily violence and misery, they hope for a better future. One day, a foolish gesture causes life to take an irrevocable turn.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Les Hirondelles de Kaboul

    Directed by: Zabou BREITMAN, Éléa GOBBÉ-MEVELLEC

    Country: France, Luxembourg, Switzerland

    Running time: 01 h 21 min

  • Technique

    Category: WIP Feature

    Techniques used: Drawing on paper, rotoscope

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Young adults, Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Zabou BREITMAN, Éléa GOBBÉ-MEVELLEC

    Production: LES ARMATEURS

    Distribution: MEMENTO FILMS INTERNATIONAL

    Based on: "Les Hirondelles de Kaboul", Yasmina Khadra