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Sonita is an 18-year-old female, an undocumented Afghan illegal immigrant living in the poor surburbs of Tehran. She is a feisty, spirited young woman who fights to live the way she wants, as an artist, singer, and musician in spite of all her obstacles she confronts in Iran and her conservative patriarchal family. In harsh contrast to her goal is the plan of her family – strongly advanced by her mother – to make her a bride and sell her to a new family. The price right now is about US $ 9.000.

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Direction: Rohsareh Gaem Maghami

Original Title: Sonita

Original Language: Persian

Subtitles: Serbian, Slovenian

Film Production Countries: Iran, Germany, Switzerland


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