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Buda as sharm foru rikht (Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame) (2007)

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A young girl zealously wants to go to school and learn to read and write.

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

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (1)

An erratic and obvious fable on how girls and boys contend with hefty matters of war, education and the decent treatment of others.

February 23, 2012

Like Bjork's character, Selma, in Lars von Trier's Dancer In The Dark, Bakhtay is so heart-crushingly innocent that it rips your heart out to see her hurt. She, like Selma, is too clueless to help herself.

September 26, 2016 | Full Review…

Stretching this to feature length was a sad detraction from a clever and emotionally effective story.

April 8, 2011 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Vividly depicting the struggles of life in Afghanistan, 19-year-old filmmaker Makhmalbaf uses a story about young children to explore much bigger issues. The film is scruffy and simple, but packs a powerful punch.

March 10, 2011 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Although this film has got a very serious point to make, Hana Makhalbaf has an enviable lightness of touch and always remembers to keep the story front and centre.

July 26, 2008 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

An emotionally engaging, impressively directed drama with a remarkable performance from Nikbaht Noruz.

July 25, 2008 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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

Great allegory, even if it gets too obvious in the end. Die or you won't be free.

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