Gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a pretty student named Wajma, and the pair begins a clandestine relationship - they’re playful and passionate but ever mindful of the Kabul society rules they are breaking. After Wajma discovers she is pregnant, word of their dalliance gets out and her father must decide between his culturally held right to uphold family honor and his devotion to his daughter.
DIRECTED BY BARMAK AKRAM
AFGHANISTAN, FRANCE | 2013 | PERSIAN W/ ENGLISH SUBTITLES | 86 MINUTES
Sundance Film Festival screenwriting-award-winner and Grand Jury Prize nominee AN AFGHAN LOVE STORY was Afghanistan's official submission to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. It’s snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a pretty student named Wajma. The pair begins...