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25th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

10 – 17 OCT 2020

Das Waisenhaus


Original title: Parwareshgah
International title: The Orphanage
90 min
Panorama
2019
2019
Denmark, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Afghanistan, Qatar
from 15 years
German Premiere
Direction: Shahrbanoo Sadat
Script: Shahrbanoo Sadat


Additional Information
Camera
Virginie Surdej
Cut
Alexandra Strauss
Production
Adomeit Film ApS

Afghanistan in the early 1990s: the country is still governed by the Soviet Union instead of Islamism. Street boy Qodrat is sent to an orphanage, where his everyday life consists of school, Bollywood dreams and true friendship. But threats and violence are omnipresent here as well.