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Safar-i Qandahār [videorecording] = Kandahar / [presented by] Avatar Films ; produced by Makhmalbaf Film House, BAC Films and Studio Canal+ ; screenplay by Muḥsin Makhmalbāf ; directed & edited by Muḥsin Makhmalbāf
Alternate Title Subtitle on container: Journey into the heart of Afghanistan [videorecording]
Kandahar [videorecording]
Safar e Ghandehar [videorecording]
[New York] : New Yorker Video, [2003], c2001
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .S2356 2003    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Women -- Afghanistan -- Drama
Sisters -- Drama
Subject Kandahār (Afghanistan) -- Drama
Afghanistan -- Social conditions -- Drama
Subject(s) Fiction films
Feature films
Foreign language films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD (Region 1)
Language In Farsi and English with optional English or French subtitles
Cast Niloufar Pazira, Hassan Tantai, Sadou Teymouri, Hoyatala Hakimi
Credits Photography, Ebrahim Ghafouri ; music, Mohamad-Reza Darvishi
Note MPAA rating: Not rated
Also issued on VHS
Summary Nafas, an Afghan-born Canadian journalist, returns to her homeland in a desperate attempt to reach her sister, who, overcome with grief after being injured by a landmine and her despair over the Taliban's oppression of women, has vowed that she will commit suicide at the time of the next solar eclipse, only three days away
Awards Cannes Film Festival, 2001: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (Moshen Makhmalbaf)
Note Special features: original theatrical trailer, international trailer, commentary track by Niloufar Pazira, documentary Lifting the veil, cast & director bios, photos
Alternate Author Makhmalbāf, Muḥsin
Pazira, Nelofer
Tantai, Hassan
Teymouri, Sadou
Hakimi, Hoyatala
Avatar Films
Makhmalbaf Film House
B.A.C. Films
Studio Canal+
New Yorker Video (Firm)

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