The Swallows of Kabul

August 5, 2020
Like a watercolour painting come to life.

“My Mother Wears a Burqa
My Father does it too
I Have to Wear a Burqa
The Burqa is Blue”

Based on the award winning novel by Yasmina Khadra. A film by Zabou Breitman & Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec.

Summer 1998 – Kabul under Taliban rule. Zunaira and Mohsen are young and in love. Despite the daily violence and misery, they hope for a better future. One day, a foolish gesture causes life to take an irrevocable turn.

“One of the best films of 2020.” The Australian

“Graphically rich… dramatically and poetically right.” Variety

“An animated jewel.” RTVE

“This film threads an undying hope for the future through every shade of its tragedy and sacrifice.” Roger Ebert.com

“…such beautiful colours… stunning animation. Proves there are sparks of humanity even in a world covered by so much darkness.” First Showing

The Swallows of Kabul is screening at the following cinemas from August 20, 2020

NSW

Dendy Newtown

Gala Cinema Warrawong

United Cinemas Avalon

United Cinemas Opera Quays

ACT

Dendy Canberra

SA

Trak CineCentre

QLD

Dendy Coorparoo

WA

Luna Leederville

TAS

State Cinema, Hobart

SEPTEMBER 3

HOTA, Home of the Arts, Gold Coast

NEW ZEALAND

OCTOBER 1

Bridgeway Cinema, Auckland

Rialto Cinemas Dunedin

Rialto Cinemas Newmarket

Victoria Theatre & Cinema Devonport

OCTOBER 29

Dome Cinemas, Gisborne

 

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