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A director of a television series on the history of cinema, who has been grappling with the screenplay of his first feature film, receives an assignment to oversee the installation of a ... See full summary »

Director:

Parviz Kimiavi

Writers:

Mohammad Reza Aslani, Nader Ebrahimi (dialogue assistant) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Fahimeh Rastkar Fahimeh Rastkar ... Director's Wife
Parviz Kimiavi ... Director
Aqa Seyyed Aqa Seyyed
Ali Mirza Ali Mirza
Edris Chamani Edris Chamani
Darvish Abbas Darvish Abbas
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Teimour Bubak Teimour Bubak
Tajik Chamani Tajik Chamani
Bahman Farmanara
Asad Ilkhani Asad Ilkhani
Khosrow Ilkhani Khosrow Ilkhani
Mokhay Shadkam Mokhay Shadkam
Zaher Shadkam Zaher Shadkam
Joe Small Joe Small
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Storyline

A director of a television series on the history of cinema, who has been grappling with the screenplay of his first feature film, receives an assignment to oversee the installation of a television relay station in a remote region of Zahedan province, near the Afghanistan border. He has already hired Turkoman tribespeople for his film and selected his filming location. Meanwhile his wife, who is working on her Ph.D. dissertation about the Mongol invasion of Iran, attempts to dissuade him from accepting the assignment. One night, while working on his history of the cinema series, the director fantasizes a diagetic world that consists of clever juxtapositions of his different worlds: the history of cinema, the history of the mongol invasion, his own film idea and his imminent assignment to the desert. Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

sourehcinema

Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian | Turkmen | Tatar | French | English

Release Date:

1974 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Mongolii See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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