Film Review: Kindil El Bahr

Director: Damien Ounouri
Genre: Short, Drama

Kindil El Bahr is a 40-minute visual representation of Khaled Hosseini’s quote in his book  A Thousand Splendid Suns : “Like a compass needle that points north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman.”


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18th March 2017