Screen Daily: “The Last Piano In Afghanistan” Announcement

Citizen Skull, Shadowplay line up director for real-life drama ‘The Last Piano In Afghanistan’ (exclusive) – Screen International /

Sonia Nassery Cole, director of Afghanistan’s 2010 Oscar submission The Black Tulip, is lining up to direct The Last Piano In Afghanistan for Citizen Skull And Shadowplay Features.

The producers have announced the project in Cannes, where they are meeting with sales agents ahead of a late 2023 shoot in Morocco.

The Last Piano In Afghanistan is based on the life of ethnomusicologist Dr. Ahmad Sarmast, who grew up loving music and relocated from Afghanistan to Australia under Taliban rule, only to return home after the US-led invasion in the early 2000s.


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