Layla’s Melody

La melodia di Layla
Directed by Jens Pedersen, Taj Mohammad BakhtariItalian title: La melodia di Layla
Denmark / 2013 / 15’

In a music school in Kabul, Layla envies her friends, who get to visit their families. Layla was put in an orphanage by her uncle, when the Taliban killed her father. She hasn’t seen her mother for five years. One day her uncle calls her: Layla’s mother is coming to Kabul. But a big question pops up: Layla is now eleven, which is the usual age for girls to get married in her village. So, why her mother is coming just now?

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