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Jani Gal (2007)

Setting: Sulaymaniah, Iraqi Kurdistan, in the 1940s. When his wife Kaleh goes into labor, her husband Jwamer runs to get the midwife. By ill luck, he runs into the middle of a political ... See full summary »

Director:

Jamil Rostami

Writers:

Ebrahim Ahmad (original novel), Jamil Rostami | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Nezar Selami Nezar Selami ... Jiwamer
Rinas Voria Rinas Voria
Abdol Hama Javan Abdol Hama Javan
Jian Ebrahim Jian Ebrahim
Asoo Omar Asoo Omar
Navzad Majid Navzad Majid
Behadin Halabcheie Behadin Halabcheie
Ahmad Mahmod Mam Hajar Ahmad Mahmod Mam Hajar
Solaf Mohammad Gharib Solaf Mohammad Gharib
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Setting: Sulaymaniah, Iraqi Kurdistan, in the 1940s. When his wife Kaleh goes into labor, her husband Jwamer runs to get the midwife. By ill luck, he runs into the middle of a political demonstration and is seriously wounded and arrested by mistake as the ringleader. After a rigged trial, Jwamer is sentenced to ten years in prison. He serves his sentence and, as soon as he is set free, goes in search of his wife and child. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | History

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In October 2007, the film was selected to represent Iraq in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 2008 Oscars. See more »

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Country:

Iraq | Iran

Language:

Kurdish

Release Date:

22 July 2007 (Iraq) See more »

Also Known As:

Jan-i-Gal See more »

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Suli Film See more »
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