The last queen of the earth

Alibakhsh is an Afghani who has been forced to leave his wife, his family, and his home in order to find a job. He makes his way to Iran where he secures work in a henna grinding plant. While he is happy to be able to support his family from afar, Alibakhsh looks forward to the day when he can be re...

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Other Authors: Mohammad Reza Arab (Director)
Language:Persian
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Summary:Alibakhsh is an Afghani who has been forced to leave his wife, his family, and his home in order to find a job. He makes his way to Iran where he secures work in a henna grinding plant. While he is happy to be able to support his family from afar, Alibakhsh looks forward to the day when he can be reunited with them. However, fate conspires to keep Alibakhsh and his family apart as a US-led invasion in Afghanistan becomes imminent in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Ali attempts to return to his homeland to find his family before war and chaos make it all but impossible. This powerful film has won several international awards, but has been banned from being shown in Iran. Awards/Festivals: Brooklyn International Film Festival 2006; World Film Festival 2006; Ashland Independent Film Festival 2008; Cairo International Film Festival 2009.
Item Description:Ethnographic video online, volume 2
Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 6, 2014).
Physical Description:1 online resource (85 min.).
Previously released as DVD.
Playing Time:01:25:00
Published: Honolulu, HI : Asia Pacific Films, 2006.