عنوان مقاله [English]
Is the film Sang-e-Saboor "Rock patient" express the true nature of marriage in Afghan society? To answer this question and whether the character and functions of men and women in this film, showing the culture of men and women in Afghanistan or not; this article analysis the concepts of masculinity and femininity in the dialogues of one of the most popular films by using Laclau critical discourse analysis method, psychoanalytic theory of Karen Horney and the critical theory of orientalism. The film Sang-e-Saboor "Rock patient", represents the marriage life of a wounded men and his wife at the time of the civil war in Kabul. This Analysis shows that the concepts of femininity and masculinity represented in stone patient do not reflect the cultural nature of marital relations of Afghans. However, the discourse methods exchanged between the injured man and his wife represent part of the hegemonic discourse of war in Afghanistan which cannot be considered the only hegemonic discourse in Afghanistan.