SWALLOWS OF KABUL
Saturday 5 April 2020
4:00pm | Chapter Cinema 1
£5.90 / £4 concessions
or free with a Festival Pass
Summer 1998 – Kabul under Taliban rule. Zunaira and Mohsen are young and in love. Despite the daily violence and misery, they hope for a better future. One day, a foolish gesture causes life to take an irrevocable turn.
Directed by Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec and based on the novel by Yasmina Khadra, Swallows of Kabul screened at Annecy and Cannes in 2019, and is playing to great acclaim on the festival circuit.
France, 2019, 81mins, 15
Directed by: Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec
With voices of: Simon Abkarian, Zita Hanrot, Swann Arlaud, Hiam Abbass