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AN AFGHAN LOVE STORY

by Barmak Akram

synopsis

Wajma traces a love story which unfolds in Kabul between a pretty student, Wajma, and a waiter called Mustafa. Aware of the rules they are breaking, the two youngsters meet secretly until the day that Wajma discovers she is pregnant. Her certainty that she could marry Mustafa begins to falter. The young woman's father will have to choose between a cultural tradition insisting that the family's honour be upheld, and his devotion to his daughter.

international title: An Afghan Love Story
original title: Wajma
country: France, Afghanistan
sales agent: The Party Film Sales
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Barmak Akram
film run: 85'
release date: FR 27/11/2013
screenplay: Barmak Akram
cast: Wajma Bahar, Mustafa Abdulsatar, Haji Gul Aser, Brehna Bahar
cinematography by: Barmak Akram
film editing: Barmak Akram, Hervé de Luze, Isabelle Ingold
music: Matthieu Chedid, Barmak Akram, Susheela Raman
producer: Barmak Akram
production: Ariroad, Kabuli Film
distributor: ASC Distribution
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