Cinema World Tour, Film #10
What a depressing film.
During my travels, I visited a region in Northern Pakistan at the border to Afghanistan, called Swat Valley. From 2009 to 2015, the Taliban were still in control in that region, and I visited it 4 years later, in 2019. The region is very rural, the culture quite similar to Afghanistan a few kilometers away. It did indeed look a bit like in the film Osama, and obviously, I didn't meet one single women. During my time there, I talked with some people about the influence of Taliban, to hear what was their opinion. Many of the men told me that of course, the Taliban commited crimes, but overall,…