Les Hirondelles de Kaboul

Les Hirondelles de Kaboul
The Swallows of Kabul

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In the summer of 1998, Kabul is in ruins and occupied by the Taliban. Atiq and Mussarat have been married for years and now barely talk to each other. He can no longer bear working as a guard in a women's prison and she is in agony and suffering from an incurable illness. Mohsen and Zunaira are young and love each other. But Mohsen commits a foolish act that transforms their destiny.

Award in Annecy

Gan Foundation Award for Distribution(2018)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Les Hirondelles de Kaboul

    Directed by: Éléa GOBBÉ-MÉVELLEC, Zabou BREITMAN

    Country: France, Luxembourg, Switzerland

    Running time: 01 h 15 min

  • Technique

    Category: WIP Feature

    Techniques used: 2D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Young adults, Adults, Teens

    Looking for ventes internationales/international sales

  • Credits

    Directed by: Éléa GOBBÉ-MÉVELLEC, Zabou BREITMAN

    Production: LES ARMATEURS, Ivan ROUVEURE, MELUSINE PRODUCTIONS / STUDIO 352, Stephan ROELANTS, CLOSE UP FILMS, Joëlle BERTOSSA

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

When and where ?

This film is part of the programme The Swallows of Kabul (WIP Feature)

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