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Duration : 97' - Genre : Documentary - Producer : Kim Longinotto - Language(s) : Tamil - Nationality : India, UK - Year : 2013

Salma, a young Muslim from South India, is forced into marriage by her family at the age of 13 and forbidden to study. After her wedding, and during two decades, her husband insists she stay indoors, and words are her only salvation. She became, against all odds, one of the most famous Tamil poets.

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Master documentarian Kim Longinotto has for over two decades made films that explore issues relevant to women in such diverse places as Japan, Iran, Africa and India. Following her most recent work in India, the HBO doc «Pink Saris» Longinotto is back with «Salma».