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The Swallows of Kabul (2019)

Les hirondelles de Kaboul (original title)
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Summer 1998, Kabul in ruins is occupied by the Taliban. In love despite the daily violence and misery, Mohsen and Zunaira want to believe in the future. But a senseless act by Mohsen will upset their lives forever.

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Zabou Breitman (adaptation), Zabou Breitman (dialogue) | 8 more credits »
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Simon Abkarian ... Atiq (voice)
Zita Hanrot ... Zunaira (voice)
Swann Arlaud ... Mohsen (voice)
Hiam Abbass ... Mussarat (voice)
Jean-Claude Deret Jean-Claude Deret ... Nazish (voice)
Sébastien Pouderoux Sébastien Pouderoux ... Quassim / Le grand borgne (voice) (as Sébastien Pouderoux de la Comédie Française)
Serge Bagdassarian ... Mollah (voice) (as Serge Bagdassarian de la Comédie Française)
Michel Jonasz Michel Jonasz ... Professeur Arash Bayazid (voice)
Pascal Elbé ... Mirza (voice)
Laurent Natrella Laurent Natrella ... Le cul-de-jatte / L'oncle de Zahir / Qazi 1 (voice) (as Laurent Natrella de la Comédie Française)
Antonin Chalon ... Père bébé / Taliban 1 (voice)
Mathilde Charbonneaux Mathilde Charbonneaux ... Milicienne / Gardienne 1 (voice)
Idir Chender Idir Chender ... Médecin (voice)
Karim Tougui Karim Tougui ... Voisin / Taliban 2 (voice)
Xavier Guelfi Xavier Guelfi ... Aslam (voice)
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Summer 1998, Kabul in ruins is occupied by the Taliban. In love despite the daily violence and misery, Mohsen and Zunaira want to believe in the future. But a senseless act by Mohsen will upset their lives forever.

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Animation | Drama | War

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28 March 2020 | by bnessiSee all my reviews

Great story and adaptation highlighting Kabul drama during Taliban's regime. Regime inflicting fear and acting as executioners; here with a struggling couple Trying to survive and be happy. However story cuts short when an unforseen accident arise.


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Language:

French

Release Date:

4 September 2019 (France) See more »

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$2,373,010
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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