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Maryam

Author: Harlan BosmajianGary LevyNancy BrousPetra BarchiShauna LyonAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Wellspring Media, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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It's 1979 and Mary, an Iranian-American teenager is pursuing fun and romance in the New Jersey suburbs. Her strict father forbids her to date and live life like a normal teenager. But her world is changed when her fundamentalist Muslim cousin, Ali, comes to live with her family at the same time that Americans are taken hostage in Iran. Now Mary has to come to terms with her own unique, culturally-divided identity.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Historical films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Harlan Bosmajian; Gary Levy; Nancy Brous; Petra Barchi; Shauna Lyon; Ramin Serry; Ahrin Mishan; Mariam Parris; David Ackert; Shaun Toub; Maz Jobrani; Sabine Singh; Victor Jory; Michael Blieden; Jason Nash; Goli Samii; Shohreh Aghdashloo; Streetlight Films.; Centre Street (Firm); Wellspring Media.
ISBN: 0794203760 9780794203764
OCLC Number: 52548802
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Credits: Director of photography, Harlan Bosmajian ; editor, Gary Levy ; music, Ahrin Mishan ; costume designer, Nancy Brous ; production designer, Petra Barchi.
Cast: Mariam Parris, David Ackert, Shaun Toub, Maziyar Jobrani, Sabine Singh, Victor Jory, Michael Blieden, Jason Nash, Goli Samii, Shohreh Aghdashloo.
Awards: St. Louis International Film Festival, 2000: Emerging Filmmaker Award (Ramin Serry).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby. 5.1, 16:9 amamorphic 1.85.1 presentation.
Responsibility: [presented by] Streetlight Films and Centre Street ; producer, Shauna Lyon ; written & directed by Ramin Serry.

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It's 1979 and Mary, an Iranian-American teenager is pursuing fun and romance in the New Jersey suburbs. Her strict father forbids her to date and live life like a normal teenager. But her world is changed when her fundamentalist Muslim cousin, Ali, comes to live with her family at the same time that Americans are taken hostage in Iran. Now Mary has to come to terms with her own unique, culturally-divided identity.

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