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Joy of Madness

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Year of participation 2006
Program Retrospectives

Joy of Madness
Producer(s) Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Director(s) Hana Makhmalbaf
Script Hana Makhmalbaf
Director of Photography Hana Makhmalbaf
Music by Mohamad Reza Darvishi
Sound Mastaneh Mohajer
Edit Mastaneh Mohajer
Cast Agheleh Rezaei, Agheleh Farahmand, Bibigol Asef, Asef, Sima Asef, Haji Rahmodin, Razi Mohebi, Azizola Vakil, Kaveh Moeinfar, Samira Makhmalbaf, Marziyeh Meshkini, Mohsen Makhmalbaf
 

Synopsis

Samira Makhmalbaf goes to Kabul for making her next film, 5 in the Afternoon. Like before she goes between ordinary people and try to cast for the shooting. But in Afghanistan no one accepts to act in film. Everyone is afraid of the others. Mullah of the city is afraid of people. People are scared if Taliban would come back. Hana Makhmalbaf, Samira's 14 years old sister, follows Samira all the time during her process of casting. The film is focused on four Main characters: A mad family, a Mullah and two women.

Awards
The youngest filmmaker in the world, Special Mention Award from Associazione Cultrale le tre Ghinee (Venice IFF, 2003), The Special Jury Prize (4th IFF Tokyo Filmex, 2003).
Participation: 24 International Film Festivals

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