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This Is Not a Film (In film nist)
  • 4 stars
  • 2010
  • Iran
  • 75 min
  • Directed by: Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Jafar Panahi
  • Cast: Jafar Panahi

Celebrated Iranian director Panahi faces a six-year jail sentence and a 20-year ban on filmmaking, all for planning a film that his government deemed too critical. This tragicomic documentary about his own house arrest had to be smuggled out of Iran on a flash drive hidden in a cake.

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This is Not A Film

12 Apr 20124 stars

A snapshot into the life of embattled Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi

(U) 75mins This is Not a Film shows us the world of acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi - currently under house arrest in Tehran and facing a 6 year prison sentence and 20 year ban on filmmaking - all for planning to make a film that was deemed…

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