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83
Based on 35 Reviews
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

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    It's a feminist nightmare, the world brought to life -- in hard-hitting documentary style. show more

  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Rough around the edges, but effectively presents the quandary of women during the repressive religious regime. show more

  • 70
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Ends up being of greater historical significance than of any lasting artistic merit. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Superb performances from a nonprofessional cast. It's gripping, timely, and revealing. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Brave dissenting Islamic filmmakers are risking their lives to tell the story of the persecution of women, and it is a story worth knowing, and mourning. show more

  • 88
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Osama works simply as the story of one unlucky young girl. show more

  • 75
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    You watch the movie with an ongoing feeling of dread, and it's not a feeling that ever dissipates. show more

  • February 21, 2010 WELCOME HOME
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    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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