Earth and Ashes

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Earth and Ashes
Directed by Atiq Rahimi
Produced by Dimitri de Clercq
Written by Kambuzia Partovi
Atiq Rahimi
Starring Abdul Ghani
Cinematography Éric Guichard
Edited by Urszula Lesiak
Release date
13 May 2004
Running time
102 minutes
Country Afghanistan
Language Dari

Earth and Ashes (Persian: خاکستر و خاک‎‎) is a 2004 Afghan film directed by Atiq Rahimi. It was Afghanistan's submission to the 77th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1][2] It was also screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival.[3] It won the Golden Dhow award at the 2005 Zanzibar International Film Festival.[4]


  • Abdul Ghani - Dastaguir
  • Jawan Mard Homayoun - Yassin
  • Kader Arefi - Fateh
  • Guilda Chahverdi - Zaynab
  • Walli Tallosh - Mirza Qadir

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  1. ^ "50 Countries in Competition for Oscar". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 2004-10-22. Archived from the original on June 11, 2007. Retrieved 2008-07-08. 
  2. ^ "2005 Oscars 77th Academy Awards Nominees". Yahoo! Movies. 2005-01-25. Retrieved 2008-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Earth and Ashes". Retrieved 2009-12-02. 
  4. ^ "Festival de Zanzibar : palmarès". July 2005. Retrieved 2009-10-25. 

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