Stray Dogs (Sag-haye Velgard)
- 93 min
- Directed by: Marzieh Meshkini
- Written by: Marzieh Meshkini
- Cast: Gol-Ghotai, Zahed
- Language: Persian
Gol-Ghotai and Zahed (played by non-professional actors) roam the streets of Kabul trying to get into prison to be reunited with their (spuriously) imprisoned parents. 'Stray Dogs' has a powerful immediacy, despite a tendency to awkwardness and sentimentality.
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Stray Dogs17 Oct 2006
Samira Makhmalbaf’s At Five in the Afternoon can legitimately claim to have directly inspired two other films. Firstly, there was her sister Hana’s shrewd behind-the-scenes portrait Joy of Madness, and now her stepmother Marziyeh Meshkini’s Stray Dogs…
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