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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • Format: DVD
  • SKU: IP4276
  • UPC: 845637001071
  • Street Date: 02/15/11
  • PreBook Date: 01/01/01
  • Label: IndiePix Films »
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run Time: 99 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Year of Production: 2009
  • Box Lot: 30
  • Territory: NORTH AMERICA
  • Language: Persian


Cast & Crew

  • Actors:
  •       Shabnam Toloui
  •       Orsolya Tóth
  •       Arita Shahrzad
  • Director: Shirin Neshat
  • Director: Shoja Azari
  • Producer: Philippe Bober
  • Director: Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari
  • Producers: Philippe Bober


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Women Without Men

4 Iranian women and the summer of the 1953 coup d état

Women Without Men
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Shirin Neshat's Women Without Men is an adaptation of Shahrnush Parsipur's magic realist novel of the same name. Shirin Neshat is an Iranian artist who's first feature length film Women Without Men was nominated for Golden Lion Award. Women Without Men chronicles the intertwining lives of four Iranian women during the summer of the 1953 coup d état. The 1953 Iranian Islamic revolution a cataclysmic moment in history when an American led, British backed mission led to the over throw of Prime Minister, Mohammad Mossadegh, and reinstalled the Shah to power.Over the course of several days four disparate women in the middle east from the Iranian culture are brought together against the backdrop of political and social chaos. As the political turmoil swells in the streets of Tehran, each woman seeks to be liberated from her predicament. It is only a matter of time before the world outside the walls of unrest seep into the lives of these four women as their country's history takes a tragic turn.


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