Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Reviewed by: Ty Burr
    100
    One of the most hopeful and heart-rending movies I've seen this year.
  2. Judging from this film, a pop cultural resurgence in Afghanistan seems ultimately unstoppable, even with a resurgent Taliban, if for no other reason than that 60 percent of the population is under 21. Also, this is a country, as we see again and again, that loves to sing.
  3. 83
    If nothing else, Afghan Star offers a reminder of how much has changed in Afghanistan from the late ’70s--when Kabul was a secular-oriented city with co-ed universities and a thriving nightclub scene--to the rise of the Taliban.
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Sep 8, 2014
    9
    Una interesante visión sobre la vida en Afghanistan. Es admirable que un programa de televisión sea capaz de unir a gente que ha sufrido y haUna interesante visión sobre la vida en Afghanistan. Es admirable que un programa de televisión sea capaz de unir a gente que ha sufrido y ha odiado tanto a lo largo de la triste historia de ese país. Full Review »