A 12-year-old Afghan girl and her mother lose their jobs when the Taliban closes the hospital where they work. With her husband and brother dead, killed in battle, there is no one left to support the family. Without being able to leave the house, the mother is left with nowhere to turn. With no other choice, she disguises her daughter as a boy. Now called 'Osama' the girl embarks on a terrifying and confusing journey as she tries to keep the Taliban from finding out her true identity. Inspired by a true story.