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Hassan Darweesh in Journey to Kafiristan

Journey to Kafiristan

2001 NR

A darling on the film festival circuit, Journey to Kafiristan not only charts a physical journey from Switzerland to Afghanistan, it also explores the voyage of sexual self-discovery that writer Annemarie Schwartzenbach (Jeanette Hain) and researcher Ella Maillart (Nina Petri) embark on at a time when, as the saying goes, love like theirs dared not speak its name.