Record Details

Catalog Search

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (103 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Grasshopper Film, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hedyeh Tehrani, Taraneh Alidousti, Hamid Farokhnezhad
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Grasshopper Film in 2006.
Summary, etc.:
From the Academy Award winning director of A Separation and About Elly, Asghar Farhadís FIREWORKS WEDNESDAY is a dramatic story of marital intrigue and betrayal set against the backdrop of the Persian New Year.. Rouhi, a young bride-to-be, is hired as a housemaid for an affluent family in Tehran. Upon arriving she is immediately thrust into an explosive domestic conflict. The wife, Mojdeh, is convinced her husband is having an affair with a recently divorced woman living next door and enlists Rouhi as a spy, to follow her husband, and confirm her suspicions. What Rouhi discovers threatens not only the couplés marriage but her own hopes for a happy future.. Nominated for the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival.. "Mournful, enigmatic and compulsively engrossing, FIREWORKS WEDNESDAY gives viewers a chance to watch a master at work - before he was acknowledged as a master." - Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In Persian
Subject: Foreign language films.
Motion pictures.
Genre: Romance
Feature films.

Additional Resources