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The Orphanage

Directed by Shahrbanoo Sadat
Denmark, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Afghanistan, Qatar | 2019 | 90 min | Unclassified 15+ Language: Dari, Russian, Hindi, Urdu (English Subtitles)
SYNOPSIS

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 Bollywood fan and daydreams himself into some of his favorite movie scenes. One day the Police takes him to the Soviet orphanage. Meanwhile the situation in Kabul is changing. Qodrat and all the children of the orphanage want to defend their home.

FESTIVALS

2019 Cannes Film Festival
2019 Chicago International Film Festival
2019 Munich Film Festival
2019 Odessa International Film Festival
2019 Sakhalin International Film Festival

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The Orphanage

Directed by Shahrbanoo Sadat
Denmark, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Afghanistan, Qatar | 2019 | 90 min | Unclassified 15+
Language: Dari, Russian, Hindi, Urdu (English Subtitles)
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SYNOPSIS

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 Bollywood fan and daydreams himself into some of his favorite movie scenes. One day the Police takes him to the Soviet orphanage. Meanwhile the situation in Kabul is changing. Qodrat and all the children of the orphanage want to defend their home.

FESTIVALS

2019 Cannes Film Festival
2019 Chicago International Film Festival
2019 Munich Film Festival
2019 Odessa International Film Festival
2019 Sakhalin International Film Festival

CREDITS

Director Shahrbanoo Sadat
Inspired by Anwar Hashimi’s unpublished diary
Screenwriter Shahrbanoo Sadat
DOP Virginie Surdej SBC
Editor Alexandra Strauss
Sound Design Sigrid DPA Jensen, Anne Gry Friis Kristensen
Producer Katja Adomeit
Production Adomeit Film ApS
Coproduction Adomeit Film UG, La Fabrica Nocturna Cinéma, Samsa Film, Wolf Pictures
Coproducers Marina Perales Marhuenda, Xavier Rocher, Jani Thiltges, Shahrbanoo Sadat
Associate Producers Tine Mikkelsen, Jon Hammer
World Sales Luxbox

CAST

Qodratollah Qadiri
Sediqa Rasuli
Masihullah Feraji
Hasibullah Rasooli
Ahmad Fayaz Omani

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