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DVD Title The Clay Bird
Source Georgia Guldan
KeyWord Starring: Nurul Islam Bablu, Russell Farazi and Jayanto Chattopadhyay Directed by: Tareque Masud Released Year: September 26, 2006 Run Time: 94 minutes.
Short Description THE CLAY BIRD has been called one of the most important works to come out of the Muslim world. Set against the backdrop of Pakistan during the turbulent 1960s, a family is ripped apart by religious beliefs and civil war. Anu, a shy young boy from rural East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), is sent away by his father Kazi, an orthodox Muslim, to a Madrasah. Far from his family and the warmth of his regionís vibrant Hindu festivities, Anu struggles to adapt to the Islamic schoolís harsh monastic life. As political divisions in the country intensify, a split develops between moderate and extremist forces within the Madrasah. In the village, these same tensions create a growing divide between the stubborn Kazi and his increasingly independent wife, Ayesha.

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