• [fr] Bande-annonce officielle - Memento Films

Brief synopsis

Summer 1998 - Kabul under Taliban rule. Zunaira and Mohsen are young and in love. Despite the daily violence and misery, they hope for a better future. One day, a foolish gesture causes life to take an irrevocable turn.


directorEléa Gobbe-Mevellec
directorZabou Breitmann
1st assistant directorMarco Nguyen
2nd assistant directorLesceline Haase
2nd assistant directorBarbara Vignes
storyboard artistMaïlys Vallade
storyboard artistStéphane Nedez
storyboard artistMarietta Ren
storyboard artistJérémie Balais
storyboard artistNicolas Pawlowski
editorFrançoise Bernard
composerAlexis Rault
producerRéginald de GuillebonLes Armateurs
co-producerStéphane RoelantsMélusine Productions
co-producerJoëlle BertossaClose Up Films
co-producerMichel Merkt
production designerPascal Gérard
art directorPasquale Carlottilayout / décors couleur
concept artistEléa Gobbe-Mevellec
unit production managerÉléonore Arnal
screenwriterPatricia Mortagne
screenwriterSébastien Tavel
screenwriterZabou Breitmann
literary sourceYasmina Khadra
compositing supervisorMarc Konings
2d animation directorNils Robin
2d animation directorNicolas Debray

Distributing companies

Celluloid Dreams [fr]International Sales
Filmcoopi Zürich AG [ch]Switzerland (theatrical)
Memento Films [fr]France (theatrical)


2019FranceFestival de CannesUn Certain Regard
2019FranceFestival international du film d’animation d’Annecy


Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 04.09.2019
PremiereThursday, 16.05.2019Festival de Cannes [fr]