Rent Osama on DVD


2003 Rated PG-13 1hr 22m

This stunning film, the first to be made in a post-Taliban Afghanistan and inspired by a newspaper account read by director Siddiq Barmak, recounts the efforts of a family of women to survive under an oppressive regime. To eke out a meager living, they dress up their 12-year-old girl, Osama, as a boy so she can work. A talented cast of non-actors -- including Marina Golbahari and Zubaida Sahar -- adds integrity to the heartbreaking story.

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Movie Details

2004 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Foreign Language Film
Mature thematic elements
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Pashtu: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.