Osama Poster

Release Date: 2003

DVD Release Date: April 27th, 2004

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

Production Co: Barmark Film

Keywords: Hospital, Soldier, School, Underdog, Growing up, Suspenseful, Daughter, Moving, 2000s, Transformation, House, Deception

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Winner Best Foreign Language Film