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Two-Legged Horse

Feature film screening as part of the AFI Film Festival

Wednesday, November 05, 2008
3:15 PM - 5:15 PM
ArcLight Hollywood
6360 Sunset Blvd at Ivar
Los Angeles, CA 90028

2008, Iran, 101 minutes
US Premiere

Director: Samira Makhmalbaf
Screenwriter(s): Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Producer: Mehrdad Zonnour
Director of Photography: Farzad Jodat
Editor: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Music: Tolibkhon Shahidi
Sound Design: Hossein Mahdavi
Cast: Ziya Mirza Mohamad, Haron Ahad, Gol Gotai Karimi, Khojeh Nader

The latest from the director of The Apple and Blackboards tells a story of class dynamics in war-torn Afghanistan. A father holds a contest to hire a boy to carry his son, who lost his legs. The winner, however, finds himself treated increasingly like an animal.

AFI FEST runs from October 31 to November 9.  Most screenings will be held at the ArcLight Hollywood, 6360 Sunset Boulevard at Ivar.  For passes, tickets and full Festival details, please call 1.866.AFIFEST or visit

AFI FEST is proud to present one of the world's most anticipated showcases of international film, as part of the longest-running film festival in Los Angeles. The 2008 program is one of the most ground-breaking programs to date in our 30 year history.

Cost : $7

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