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Afghan Hound (2010)

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A soldier, paralyzed with PTSD, encounters the now-grown child of parents he killed. (Or perhaps not.) What follows? Martyrdom. Torture. Torment. Revenge. Castigation. Catharsis. Guilt. Atonement. And maybe, ultimately, redemption.

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Chris Leeds (as Adam M. Griffith)
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Homeless Woman
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Mother in Park
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Rishabh Kashyap ...
Fourth Incarnation of Zemar
Ingunn Anna Kevinsdottir ...
Baby in Park
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Third Incarnation of Zemar
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Prostitute 2
Sidik Sanayev ...
Hamed
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Afghan Hound is a story of a complicated, diseased relationship between 33-year old carpenter Chris Leeds, a former Marine, and 22-year old Zemar, an orphaned Afghan refugee who is tending his aunt and uncle's rug shop. Both Chris and Zemar are afflicted with a distorting trauma as a result of their involvement in the "war on terror" waged in Afghanistan. Owing to the horrors of combat, Chris is prone to masochism, Zemar to sadism; as both men wrestle with increasingly racist viewpoints of the other's community, their violent and self-abasing proclivities surface. Written by Anonymous

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The war comes home. The battle rages within.

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