At Five in the Afternoon

Dir. Samira Makhmalbaf

Iran-France 2003 | Colour | 101 mins | Cert U | Drama

Cast: Agheleh Rezaie, Abdolgani Yousefrazi

In post-Taliban Afghanistan, Nogreh defies her father’s conservative rules as she attends school in the hope of receiving the education she has always been denied. Her ambitions soon grow as she sets her sights on becoming president of Afghanistan. At Five in the Afternoon premiered at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival and was awarded the Jury Prize and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury.

Available on: DVD

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