films – Cinema Akil


The Swallows of Kabul
DIRECTED BY
Zabou Breitman, Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec
France, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Monaco | PG-13 | 81 | Animation, Drama, Wat | French (English subtitles)

Summer 1998, Kabul in ruins is occupied by the Taliban. In love despite the daily violence and misery, Mohsen and Zunaira want to believe in the future. But a senseless act by Mohsen will upset their lives forever. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. The film is an adaption of the novel of the same name by Yasmina Khadra.