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Sonita (2015)

01/22/2016 (US) DocumentaryMusic 1h 31m


If 18-year-old Sonita had a say, Michael Jackson and Rihanna would be her parents and she'd be a rapper who tells the story of Afghan women and their fate as child brides. She finds out that her family plans to sell her to an unknown husband for $9,000.

  1. Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Sonita Alizadeh

    Sonita Alizadeh


  2. Ahmad Ahmadi

    Ahmad Ahmadi

    Himself, construction worker

  3. Latifah Alizadeh

    Herself, Sonita's sister

  4. Fadia Alizadeh

    Herself, Sonita Alizadeh's niece

  5. Arefe


  6. Farzaneh Davoodi


  7. Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami


  8. Roham Maher


  9. Cori Shepherd Stern

    Herself, executive director, Strongheart Group

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Status Released

Original Language Persian

Budget -

Revenue -


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