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Tell Spring Not to Come This Year

ORIGINAL TITLE:
Tell Spring Not to Come This Year
Storbritannia / Afghanistan/ 2015/ 1 t. 23 min.
LANGUAGE:
pashto/Dari/Mandarin
UNDERTEKSTER:
engelsk
CAST:
Saeed Taji Farouky, Michael McEvoy, Gareth Keogh, Joe Lewis
DIRECTOR:
Saeed Taji Farouky, Michael McEvoy
WRITER:
Saeed Taji Farouky
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Saeed Taji Farouky
PRODUCER:
Elizabeth C Jones
Inside the Afghan army

In 2014 the Afghan National Army (ANA) faced its first year fighting the Taliban without the aid of NATO forces. In TELL SPRING NOT TO COME THIS YEAR directors Saeed Taji Farouky and Michael McEvoy follow a company of the ANA soldiers during a year on the frontlines of the Helmand province, and in doing so they provide unique insight into the lives of the Afghan soldiers. Through candid interviews and footage of both frontline combat and uneventful downtime, this documentary captures the human side of the conflict - focusing on the soldiers' hopes and fears and their motives for fighting.

 

Saeed Taji Farouky, Michael McEvoy

Saeed Taji Farouky (UK) and Michael McEvoy (UK). Farouky's filmography: THE RUNNER (2013), THERE WILL BE SOME WHO WILL NOT FEAR EVEN THAT VOID (2013). TELL SPRING NOT TO COME THIS YEAR is McEvoy's debut as feature documentary director.

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