Buda as sharm foru rikht (Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame) Reviews

February 23, 2012
An erratic and obvious fable on how girls and boys contend with hefty matters of war, education and the decent treatment of others.
July 25, 2008
It may be naively done, but it still packs a punch.
July 25, 2008
As the brave moppet, Nikbakht Noruz is tremendous.
July 25, 2008
Throughout, Makhmalbaf juggles extraordinary scenes of observation and tension, filling the screen with indelible imagery...
July 25, 2008
Builds up an overwrought symbolism that fails to hit the mark dramatically.
July 25, 2008
What the film says about contemporary Afghanistan is unclear, other than life is tough -- tougher if you're a woman, tougher still if you're a girl.
July 22, 2008
The symbolism can be heavy-handed, but the inexperienced actors are engaging.