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Hamoun (The desert)

Author: Dāriyūsh Mihrjūʼī
Publisher: New York, NY : First Run Features, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : PersianView all editions and formats
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Hamoun is a psychological comedy/drama about a bumbling Iranian intellectual, Hamid Hamoun. Trying and failing to complete a philosophical tract on love, Hamoun cannot seem to convince his wife Mashid, who is a successful artist, to love him either. Hamoun's refusal to accept reality, or grant Mashid a divorce, is both character study and metaphor for a condition of modern urban life in Iran. In 1997, Hamoun was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Additional Physical Format: Original version:
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dāriyūsh Mihrjūʼī
OCLC Number: 945370284
Language Note: In Farsi with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed February 01, 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (115 min.)
Responsibility: a film by D. Mehrjui.

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Hamoun is a psychological comedy/drama about a bumbling Iranian intellectual, Hamid Hamoun. Trying and failing to complete a philosophical tract on love, Hamoun cannot seem to convince his wife Mashid, who is a successful artist, to love him either. Hamoun's refusal to accept reality, or grant Mashid a divorce, is both character study and metaphor for a condition of modern urban life in Iran. In 1997, Hamoun was voted the best Iranian film ever made by a survey of Iranian film critics. The Cow had previously held that honor.

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