The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
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Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the cofounder who was later squeezed out of the business.
Bilkis Banu, lost her husband Hasan on the bloody night of 25th March 1971. She tries to forget him and concentrate on the urban guerrilla movements of Dhaka with Altaf Mahmud, Shahadat, ... See full summary »
While the film was not nominated for an Oscar, it was Bangladesh's first film ever to be submitted to the Academy Awards for consideration to compete in the Best Foreign Language Film category. See more »
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This the first movie from Bangladesh nominated for Oscar
Matir Moyna, known in English as The Clay Bird is a Bengali film directed by Tareque Masud, a film director of Bangladesh. The film was released in 2002. This the first movie from Bangladesh nominated for Oscars. The film is set in the late-'60s, prior to Bangladeshi independence from Pakistan; the film deals with a young boy named Anu, in a Bangladeshi small-town, with his strict and deeply religious father, mother and little sister.The story starts with a boy Anu whose father fears his boy's corruption by the outside world sends his son to study in to a strict Islamic school called Madrassa.
This film reveals many allegations and documented cases of physical abuse in madrassas, such as corporal punishment, beatings and other such practices ( for example writing Arabic with left hand was a great sin, having TV which considered as a box of a Satan in home etc).
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