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The young men of Afghanistan have discovered the art of bodybuilding. In a country ravished by war, these men still hold on to their dreams; dreams of muscle, honour and fame - absolute control of the body in a world of chaos.

Director:

Andreas Dalsgaard

Writer:

Oliver Winding
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Noorrulhoda Shirbad Noorrulhoda Shirbad ... Noor
Hamid Shirzai Hamid Shirzai ... Hamid
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The young men of Afghanistan have discovered the art of bodybuilding. In a country ravaged by war, these men still hold on to their dreams; dreams of muscle, honour and fame - absolute control of the body in a world of chaos. From the dusty ruins of Kabul to the skyline of Dubai we follow the bodybuilder Hamid's heroic struggle to gather food and proteins, hoping to win the championship and thereby create a better life for himself and his clan. But nothing goes as planned; Welcome to "Afghan Muscles" - a different and groundbreaking portrait of Afghanistan after 9/11. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Persian | Arabic

Release Date:

7 September 2007 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Afganski biceps See more »

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Afghanistan See more »

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