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Directory of world cinema. Iran

Author: Parvīz Jāhid
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL : Intellect, 2012-
Series: Directory of world cinema, v. 10, 35.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This directory explores the main trends, genres and movements of Iranian cinema and the historical turning points and prominent figures that have shaped it.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Parvīz Jāhid
ISBN: 9781841503998 1841503991 9781783204700 1783204702
OCLC Number: 990281598
Description: volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction by the Editor Film of the Year: The Last Step/Pele-ye AkharSpotlightTales Is My Will and Testament: Interview with Rakhshan Bani-EtemadDirectorsFarrokh GhaffariBahram BaizaiSohrab Shahid-SalesAmir NaderiRakhshan Bani-EtemadMajid MajidiAsghar FarhadiDocumentary TraditionContemporary Social DramaCrime ThrillerIranian AnimationIranian ComediesPolitical FilmsUnderground FilmsDiasporic Cinema The Image of Women
Series Title: Directory of world cinema, v. 10, 35.
Other Titles: Iran
Responsibility: edited by Parviz Jahed.


Created at the intersection of religion and ever-shifting political, economic, and social environments, Iranian cinema produces some of the most critically lauded films in the world today. This  Read more...


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'The meat of the book is a collection of essays and reviews concerning several different subgenres of cinema in Iran. These chapters include essays on crime thrillers, comedies, and diasporic cinema. Read more...

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