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Janan, a woman from Afghanistan, travels to the UK for artificial insemination. Cultural, religious, and moral complications explode when William, a medical sciences student working in the clinic, switches the donor's semen for his own.

Director:

Hassan Nazer

Writer:

Amir Aghaee (as Amir Aghai)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Hannah Spearritt ... Lucy
Homayoun Ershadi ... Najib
Andrew Shaver ... William
Bhasker Patel ... Spiritual Man
Arun Bali ... Rajendra
Jamie Begg Jamie Begg ... Main soldier
Saahil Chadha Saahil Chadha ... Rajnesh
Lesley Sim ... Nurse
Alec Westwood Alec Westwood ... UK Doctor
Chris Robb ... William's friend
Martine Malalai Zikria Martine Malalai Zikria ... Janan
Masoud Shahrvand Masoud Shahrvand ... Flight Manager
Sayantani Nandi Sayantani Nandi ... Raksha
Pamela Donald Pamela Donald ... Nurse
Austyn Middleton Austyn Middleton ... Williams colleague
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Three interwoven stories of loneliness and isolation that centre around Janan, a woman from Afghanistan who travels to the UK for artificial insemination. Complications arise when William, a medical sciences student working in the clinic switches the donor's semen for his own. Written by MovieScoop

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Genres:

Drama | War

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Country:

Afghanistan | UK

Language:

English | Dari | Hindi

Release Date:

15 July 2015 (Afghanistan) See more »

Also Known As:

Arman Shahr See more »

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The film was selected as the Afghan entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards but it was not nominated. The film was also one of the qualifying films for the 73rd Golden Globes (2015). See more »

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