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A modern morality tale about a former Australian soldier, Mike, who returns to Afghanistan to find the family of a civilian he accidentally killed during the war. Seeking forgiveness, he puts his life in the hands of the village justice system - the Jirga.


Samantha Smith
as Mike Wheeler

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  • The strain of making it sometimes shows, but [Jirga] is a quite remarkable piece of work all the same.

    Jan 4, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Unfortunately cryptic but nonetheless fascinating...

    Dec 10, 2018 | Full Review…

    Eddie Cockrell

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  • It's a fine film, even without the backstory. Gilmour shows a real empathy with the Afghani non-actors. Their character and traditions are part of the subject, and both are surprising.

    Sep 26, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • The filmmaking could most charitably be described as artless, with a medley of shaky thousand-pixel close-ups providing a sense of detail that doesn't quite extend to the script.

    Jun 29, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Its very existence seems to constitute an act of compassion.

    Jun 11, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Jirga is a mesmerising Afghanistan-set drama exploring the consequences of war...

    Dec 13, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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