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The War to Be Her (2016)

In Waziristan, "one of the most dangerous places on earth", Maria Toorpakai defies the Taliban - disguising herself as a boy, so she can play sports freely. But when she becomes a rising ... See full summary »

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Erin Heidenreich
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Credited cast:
Ayesha Gulalai Wazir Ayesha Gulalai Wazir ... Herself
Maria Toorpakai Wazir Maria Toorpakai Wazir ... Herself
Shamsul Qayyum Wazir Shamsul Qayyum Wazir ... Himself
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In Waziristan, "one of the most dangerous places on earth", Maria Toorpakai defies the Taliban - disguising herself as a boy, so she can play sports freely. But when she becomes a rising star, her true identity is revealed, bringing constant death threats on her and her family. Undeterred, they continue to rebel for their freedom.

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23 July 2018 (USA) See more »

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Girl Unbound See more »

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