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Sons of Haji Omar

  • 0 10
  • 1978
  • Nonemin
Sons of Haji Omar
  • English

Haji Omar and his three sons belong to the Lakankhel, a Pashtoon tribal group in northeastern Afghanistan. The film focuses on his family: Haji Omar, the patriarch; Anwar, the eldest, his father's favorite, a pastoralist and expert horseman; Jannat Gul, cultivator and ambitious rebel; and Ismail, the youngest, attending school with a view to a job as a government official.

Sons of Haji Omar
  • English
David Newman
David Newman Director

Production Companies

National Film Board of Canada