The swallows of Kabul
A film by Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec
Summer 1998, Kabul is in ruins and occupied by the Taliban.
Atiq and Mussarat have been married for many years and now barely talk to each other. He can no longer stand his life as a guard in a women’s prison. She is dying, suffering from an incurable disease. Mohsen and Zunaira are young and love each other deeply. In spite of the violence and poverty which prevail in their daily lives, they want to believe in a better future. Sadly, Mohsen commits a foolish act which transforms their destiny into tragedy.
Scenario: Zabou Breitman, Sébastien Tavel & Patricia Mortagne
Graphic universe: Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec