Titles, I mean, that seem so deeply embedded in the hole of precious that they sounds like satires.

When Pomegranates Howl may be Australia’s Oscar submission, but this 2020 film is actually (a) an Afghan-Australian co-production, (b) written and directed by Granaz Moussavi, an Iranian woman, and (c) set in Kabul, which of course is a whole different (one could say horrific) thing now.