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Sonita

2016 | 1h 30m | Documentary

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A young Afghan girl uses rap music as a means of protest in Tehran

Sonita is about a determined and animated Afghan teen living in Tehran, who dreams of being a famous rapper. But in Iran, the government doesn't let girls sing solo. And in her Afghan home she is expected to become a teenage bride. With her family keen to marry her off to receive her dowry, tradition bears down on Sonita. Armed with nothing but passion and persistence, she must turn obstacle into opportunity.

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'Sonita' Movie details

Director

Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami

Stars

Sonita Alidazeh

UK release date

21 Oct 2016
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