Poster for the film 'Kandahar'
Poster for the film 'Kandahar', 2001.
'Kandahar' is a 2001 Iranian film directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf, set in Afghanistan during the rule of the Taliban. The film is based on a partly true, partly fictionalized story of a successful Afghan-Canadian, played by Nelofer Pazira, who returns to Afghanistan after receiving a letter from Dyana, her lifelong friend who was left behind when the family escaped, that she plans on committing suicide on the last solar eclipse of the millennium.
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