In the late 1980s, 15-year-old Qodrat lives in the streets of Kabul and sells cinema tickets on the black market. He is a big Bollywood fan and he daydreams himself into some of his favorite movie scenes. One day the Police bring him to a Soviet orphanage. But in Kabul the political situation is changing. Qodrat and all the children want to defend their home.

Around The World in 14 Films 2019, presented by Alice Dwyer – in the presence of the actor Anwar Hashimi

In cooperation with the World Cinema Fund (WCF) of the Berlinale


+++ Berlin Premiere +++

OT: Parwareshghah
Director: Shahrbanoo Sadat
Screenplay: Shahrbanoo Sadat
Country: Afghanistan, Denmark, Germany, France, Qatar, Luxembourg 2019
Production: Adomeit Film, Adomeit Germany, La Fabrica Nocturna, Samsa Film, Wolf Pictures
Cast: Qodratollah Qadiri, Sediqa Rasuli, Masihullah Feraji, Hasibullah Rasooli, Anwar Hashimi
Length: 90 min.
Language: Dari/Russian/Urdu OV / English subtitles
Distribution Germany: /
Festivals: Cannes, Munich, Odessa, Sakhalin, London, Busan, Chicago, Reykjavik etc.
Awards: Reykjavik Golden Puffin