When pomegranates howl

When pomegranates howl

Hewad, a nine-year-old boy, supports his family by selling goods from a cart on the harsh streets of Kabul after the death of his father. At home he is also facing the challenge of the forced marriage of his mother to his uncle. He dreams of escaping his war-torn poverty existence by becoming a rich and famous actor, taking care of his mum himself and buying his family a fancy new house. An Australian photojournalist befriends Hewad and starts documenting his life in order to depict an empathetic image of the children of this war-torn society.

Afghanistan
Script writer: Granaz Moussavi
Director: Granaz Moussavi
Producers: Baheer Wardak, Granaz Moussavi, Christine Williams & Marzieh Vafamehr
Executive Producer: Shaun Miller
DoP: Behrouz Badrouj
Composer: Hossein Alizadeh