The Resource Niwemang : Half moon, Strand Releasing and the Match Factory present a MIJ Films production in co-production with Silkroad Production & New Crowned Hope Festival Vienna 2006 ; producer, Bahman Ghobadi ; co-producer, Behrooz Hashemian ; screenplay, Bahman Ghobadi with the cooperation of Behnam Behzadi ; directed by Bahman Ghobadi, (videorecording)

Niwemang : Half moon, Strand Releasing and the Match Factory present a MIJ Films production in co-production with Silkroad Production & New Crowned Hope Festival Vienna 2006 ; producer, Bahman Ghobadi ; co-producer, Behrooz Hashemian ; screenplay, Bahman Ghobadi with the cooperation of Behnam Behzadi ; directed by Bahman Ghobadi, (videorecording)

Label
Niwemang : Half moon
Title
Niwemang
Title remainder
Half moon
Statement of responsibility
Strand Releasing and the Match Factory present a MIJ Films production in co-production with Silkroad Production & New Crowned Hope Festival Vienna 2006 ; producer, Bahman Ghobadi ; co-producer, Behrooz Hashemian ; screenplay, Bahman Ghobadi with the cooperation of Behnam Behzadi ; directed by Bahman Ghobadi
Title variation
  • Half moon
  • Nīvimāng
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • kur
  • per
  • eng
  • kur
  • per
  • kur
Summary
Mamo is an iconic Kurdish musician in the twilight of his life and failing health, who must lead a dozen of his sons to Iraq for a concert to celebrate the fall of Saddam Hussein and the end of his repression of Kurdish music. Their plan is to drive across the border between Iranian and Iraqi Kurdistan, but the road will be long and winding and the local wise man has predicted calamity. The men will encounter the most sublime visions alongside the most horrendous brutality. First they must pick up Hesho, Mamo's exiled singer and muse. Her voice represents a divine, transformative power, and Mamo is left in a state of grace no one could ever have anticipated
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Nigel Bluck, Crighton Bone ; editor, Hayedeh Safiyari ; original music, Hossein Alizadeh ; production designer, Mansooreh Yazdanjoo, Bahman Ghobadi
Intended audience
Unrated
Language note
Kurdish and Persian dialogue with English subtitles
PerformerNote
Ismail Ghaffari, Allah Morad Rashtiani, Farzin Sabooni, Hedieh Tehrani, Golshifteh Farahani, Hassan Poorshirazi, Kambiz Arshi, Sadiq Behzadpoor, Ali Ashraf Rezai, Reza Haj Khosravi, Mohamad Nahid, Bahram Zarei
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1983-
  • 2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ghobadi, Bahman
  • Hashemian, Behrooz
  • Behzadi, Behnam
  • Ghaffārī, Ismāʻīl
  • Rashtian, Allah-Morad
  • Sabooni, Farzin
  • Tihrānī, Hadīyah
  • Farāhānī, Gulshīftah
  • Poorshirazi, Hassan
  • Arshi, Kambiz
  • Behzadpoor, Sadiq
  • Rezai, Ali Ashraf
  • Khosravi, Reza Haj
  • Nahid, Mohamad
  • Zarei, Bahram
  • Match Factory (Firm)
  • Mizh Fīlm (Firm)
  • Silkroad Production (Firm)
  • Strand Releasing (Firm)
  • New Crowned Hope (Festival)
Runtime
107
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kurds
  • Musicians
  • Kurds
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Kurdistan
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Niwemang : Half moon, Strand Releasing and the Match Factory present a MIJ Films production in co-production with Silkroad Production & New Crowned Hope Festival Vienna 2006 ; producer, Bahman Ghobadi ; co-producer, Behrooz Hashemian ; screenplay, Bahman Ghobadi with the cooperation of Behnam Behzadi ; directed by Bahman Ghobadi, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This film is part of the New Crowned Hope Festival produced by Wiener Festwochen Wiener Mozart Jahr 2006."
  • Special features: Original theatrical trailer; trailers from other films
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
213373699
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 712267272624
  • 00712267272624
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2726-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213373699
System details
DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Niwemang : Half moon, Strand Releasing and the Match Factory present a MIJ Films production in co-production with Silkroad Production & New Crowned Hope Festival Vienna 2006 ; producer, Bahman Ghobadi ; co-producer, Behrooz Hashemian ; screenplay, Bahman Ghobadi with the cooperation of Behnam Behzadi ; directed by Bahman Ghobadi, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "This film is part of the New Crowned Hope Festival produced by Wiener Festwochen Wiener Mozart Jahr 2006."
  • Special features: Original theatrical trailer; trailers from other films
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
213373699
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (107 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 712267272624
  • 00712267272624
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2726-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213373699
System details
DVD, NTSC; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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