Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution
Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution (2007)

Documentarian Nader Takmil Homayoun delivers a plenary eulogy to Persian cinema - its fullest to date - with Iran: Une Révolution cinématographique. Over the course of 98 minutes, Homayoun follows the evolution and shifting stylistic… More

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DVD Release Date: September 18, 2007
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sarah Boslaugh

Using a range of sources, Homayoun provides convincing evidence that Iran's success at international film festivals has been no accident

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

Valuable for those who want to learn more about this unique corner of global cinema.

Duane Dudek
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

It's amazing that Iranian film exists at all. But the country's film artists have not only endured, they have, over time, created a world-class cinema whose sensitive and often progressive aesthetic has been produced under duress.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A rounded and robust overview of Iranian cinema and its shifting relationship to the political and religious tides in that country's history and culture.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution" is a fascinating documentary about the history of Iranian filmmaking, starting with… More