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Stray Dogs (2004)

Sag-haye velgard (original title)
The story of survival of 2 children in post-Taliban Afghanistan. Their mother has been imprisoned for "adultery" and their father is in Guantanamo Bay.

Director:

Marzieh Makhmalbaf (as Marzieh Meshkini)

Writer:

Marzieh Makhmalbaf (as Marzieh Meshkini)
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Credited cast:
Gol-Ghotai Gol-Ghotai ... Gol-Ghotai
Zahed Zahed ... Zahed
Agheleh Rezaie Agheleh Rezaie ... The mother
Sohrab Akbari Sohrab Akbari ... Atef, the guard
Jamil Ghanazideh Jamil Ghanazideh ... Angry guardian
Agheleh Shamsollah Agheleh Shamsollah ... Female cell guardian
Razeddin Sayyar Razeddin Sayyar ... Old crazy man
Maydeh Gol Maydeh Gol ... Grand-mother
Ghomri Valad Amir Ghomri Valad Amir ... Woman in a burqa
Shah Mahmood Golbahari Shah Mahmood Golbahari ... Rose seller
Emameddin Vakil Emameddin Vakil ... Cinema teller
Akhtar Abdolaziz Akhtar Abdolaziz ... Cart driver
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Twiggy Twiggy ... Dog
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The story of survival of 2 children in post-Taliban Afghanistan. Their mother has been imprisoned for "adultery" and their father is in Guantanamo Bay.

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[subtitled version]
Old crazy man: [very angry] If I piss in the North, America occupies the South. If I piss in the South, the Russians move in on the North. You won't even let me shit in peace!
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Wanted the VCD/DVD for this film
24 July 2006 | by samitajanaSee all my reviews

It is an overwhelming film. Haunting, almost. Almost like a real life documentary -- So realistic was the presentation. I have seen the movie at the OSIAN Film Festival in Delhi in 2005. Even after viewing other movies at this year's (2006) OSIAN Film festival this year I am longing to see this film again and again. A simple but socially so relevant film.

Would like to get a VCD/DVD of this film. Where and how can I get it. Is a dependable online seller available? Can anyone guide me. I would even like to see other movies of this film maker. I stay in Delhi, India.


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Country:

Iran | France | Afghanistan

Language:

Dari

Release Date:

15 June 2005 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Kabul, Afghanistan

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$45,110
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