Posts Tagged Iranian Directors

The Circle, by Jafar Panahi

# Actors: Maryiam Parvin Almani, Nargess Mamizadeh, Monir Arab, Mojgan Faramarzi, Fatemeh Naghavi # Directors: Jafar Panahi # Format: Colour, PAL, Subtitled # Language: Farsi # Subtitles: English # Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.) # Aspect Ratio: 4:3 – 1.33:1 # Number of discs: […]

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Persepolis, by Catherine Deneuve (Actor), Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi (Directors)

ORDER HERE PERSEPOLIS presents a deeply personal coming-of-age tale about finding one’s place in the world. Based on her bestselling graphic novel, Marjane Satrapi teamed up with underground comic book artist Vincent Paronnaud to co-direct this animated big screen adaptation. The result is an electrifying, heartfelt, and original portrait of a spunky girl who surmounts […]

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Hamoun, by Dariush Mehrjui

Director: Dariush Mehrjui Writer: Dariush Mehrjui Stars: Khusro Shakibaii, Ezzatolah Entezami, Bita Farahi Order your DVD now This film was voted the best Iranian film ever in 1997, by a series of Iranian film critics. It is a very successful — and entertaining — effort to reconcile Iranian mysticism with western existential philosophy, from Rumi […]

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Letters to My Torturer: Love, Revolution, and Imprisonment in Iran

By Houshang Asadi Hardcover: 320 pages Oneworld Publications; June 2010 ISBN-13: 978-1851687503 Order now: £16.99 (£9.68 on Amazon) Synopsis: Prominent Iranian journalist and political activist Houshang Asadi was used to being arrested. This time, however, was different. Little did he know in 1983 that he would spend the next six years being brutally, mindlessly tortured […]

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Not an Illusion: Singing in Iran (documentary)

http://www.notanillusion.com Director/Producer/Editor: Torang Abedian Editing Supervisor: Michael Hudecek Camera: Turaj Aslani NUTS FILMS Synopsis: Sara is a 21 years old Iranian woman who wants to be a singer. Yet according to the rules in Iran women should’nt sing solo in public. Clerics say God doesn’t want to hear a woman’s voice even at prayers. Bur […]

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