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PG-13| 1 hr. 22 min.

Plot Summary
The Taliban closes down a hospital, putting a mother (Zubaida Sahar) and daughter (Marina Golbahari) who work there out of a job. Legally prohibited from going out unaccompanied by men, and having none to rely on, they hatch a desperate plan to disguise the daughter as a boy answering to the name "Osama." The ruse works for a while, but when the Taliban begins conscripting boys for their training school, Osama fears it won't be long before she is discovered.

Cast: Marina Golbahari , Arif Herati , Zubaida Sahar , Khwaja Nader , Hamida Refah , Gol Rahman Ghorbandi ,

Director: Siddiq Barmark

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Osama (2003)

Release Date: February 6th, 2004|1 hr. 22 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 100
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    A heartbreaking, powerful drama. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    A smooth mix of humanism and keen filmmaking instincts. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Recreates the Taliban era with chilling details and startling beauty, and follows its terrified heroine on a journey that no child should have to take. show more

  • February 21, 2010 WELCOME HOME
    Report This User

    MY HEART BLED AS THAT LITTLE GIRL BLED. EVERY AMERICAN SHOULD SEE THIS MOVIE. 12TH CENTURY MADNESS PERMEATES ISLAM. WOMEN ARE MISTREATED IN THE NAME OF GOD. PRAY FOR THE WOMEN OF MEAD EVIL MOSLEM STATES. A DOG HAS MORE RIGHTS. IF AMERICA WANTS TO CONQUER AFGHANISTAN LET SPECIAL FORCES GO COURTING WITH CANDY AND FLOWERS. WWW.SPIRITOFAMERICAPARTYRADIOSHOW.COM

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