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Title My Tehran for sale [videorecording] / a South Australian Film Corporation and Adelaide Film Festival presentation ; a Cyan Films production ; written & directed by Granaz Moussavi ; producers, Julie Ryan, Kate Croser, Granaz Moussavi.

Imprint San Francisco, CA : The Global Film Initiative, [2011]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    MYT    Available
Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Global lens collection.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
"Global Lens Collection"--container
DVD bonus feature : Discussion guide with director's biography and film notes.
Credits Director of photography, Bonnie Elliott ; editor, Bryan Mason ; songs, Mohsen Namjou.
Cast Marzieh Vafamehr, Amir Chegini, Asha Mehrabi, Mitra Mehraban, Mobina Karimi.
Summary An insider's perspective on life in Iran's capital city. Marzieh, a terminally ill actress, wearily relates her desperate quest for political asylum through a series of interviews with an unsympathetic government official. Beginning with details of her doomed relationship with an Iranian-born Australian and their plan to relocate to Adelaide, she recounts her struggle to work as an actress under Iran's current regime, her hope for a future ultimately dashed by the devastating discovery of her illness, and her need to "escape" the only home she has ever known. Set against the backdrop of Tehran's thriving arts culture, and framed through a series of artful and dramatic flashback sequences, poet-turned-filmmaker Granaz Moussavi boldly registers the trials of a modern woman struggling to flourish in Iran's contemporary political climate.
System Details DVD; NTSC.
Language In Farsi and English, with English subtitles.
Subject Women -- Iran -- Tehran -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Political refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia -- Drama.
Asylum, Right of -- Australia -- Drama.
Tehran (Iran) -- Drama.
Added Author Moussavi, Granaz, 1974-
Ryan, Julie.
Croser, Kate.
Vafamehr, Marzieh.
Mehrabi, Asha.
Chegini, Amir.
South Australian Film Corporation.
Adelaide Film Festival (Organization)
Cyan Films (Firm)
Global Film Initiative.
Standard No. 844667025439

 
    
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