THE ORPHANAGE

Amazon Prime Release March 2nd

Filtering the experiences of 15-year-old Qodratollah (Wolf and Sheep’s Qodratollah Qadiri) through his love for Indian cinema might seem like an odd choice on paper, and yet it proves as smart as it is bold.

Sarah Ward, Screen Daily

Cast & Credits

Rating: NR
Genre: Drama
Directed By: Shahrbanoo Sadat
Written By: Shahrbanoo Sadat
To Be Released: 2021
Runtime: 90 minutes
CastQodratollah Qadiri, Sediqa Rasuli, Masihullah Feraji, Hasibullah Rasooli, Ahmad Fayaz Omani

Synopsis

In the late 1980s, 15-year-old Qodrat lives in the streets of Kabul and sells cinema tickets on the black market. He is a big Bollywood fan and he daydreams himself into some of his favorite movie scenes. One day the Police bring him to the Soviet orphanage. But in Kabul the political situation is changing. Qodrat and all the children want to defend their home.