Chopstick Cinema

Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

Film Review: Osama

osama2 This Week's Film: Osama
Cuisine: Afghan

Inspired by a newspaper article, director Siddiq Barmak tells the story of a twelve-year-old Afghani girl who must disguise herself as a boy so that she can go out into the streets of Taliban-ruled Kabul without a male companion and earn a living to support her mother and grandmother.

Here is a link to my Film Review on ThingsAsian.