This film was released in 2003, just two years after the US overthrew the Taliban in Afghanistan. It was made by an Iranian filmmaker Siddiq Barmak.
Read this short article about women’s rights in Afghanistan before the Taliban: Women’s Rights in Afghanistan – History
What feelings does watching the story of Osama bring up? Explain your emotional reactions in sentences, referring to specific aspects of the story. How does knowing the additional history affect your reaction?