The Prince of Nothingwood
- France / Germany
- 1h 25min
- Directed by: Sonia Kronlund
- UK release: 15 December 2017
Documentary about Afghanistan’s most prolific filmmaker, Salim Shaheen, who has made over a hundred movies even in wartime conditions. Director Kronlund lets Shaheen self-mythologise without restraint and although it’s a touch repetitive and could use more context, it’s a fun and sometimes revealing fly-on-the-wall about an indefatigable movie eccentric.
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The Prince of Nothingwood11 Dec 2017
Affable documentary from Sonia Kronlund following Afghanistan's most prolific filmmaker
'Nothingwood' describes the status, according to this film's central figure, of the Afghan film industry. And he should know, for Salim Shaheen is its most prolific moviemaker; a chubby, magnanimous, indefatigably self-confident creator of self-starring…
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