The shame game

Wigley, Samuel
August 2008
Sight & Sound;Aug2008, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p13
The article discusses the motion picture "Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame," directed by Hana Makhmalbaf. The film depicts how children's play activities represent the psychological effects of war in Afghanistan. Makhmalbaf comments on the filmmaking legacy of her family, which includes motion picture directors Mohsen and Samira Makhmalbaf, and how the military actions of the Taliban, Russian Communists and the U.S. have caused damaged to Afghanistan.


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