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Offside / a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Jafar Panahi Film Productions, a film by Jafar Panahi ; screenplay by Jafar Panahi and Shadmehr Rastin ; directed by Jafar Panahi.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1424837545
  • ISBN: 9781424837540
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Special feature: Interview with director Jafa Panahi.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Mahmood Kalari ; editor, Jafar Panahi ; production designer, Iraj Raminfar.
Participant or Performer Note:
Sima Mobarak Shahi, Safar Samandar, Shayesteh Irani, M. Kheyrabadi, Ida Sadeghi, Golnaz Farmani.
Summary, etc.:
The Tehran soccer stadium roars with 100,000 cheering men and only men. According to Islamic custom, women are not permitted to watch or participate. The ambitious girls who manage to sneak into the arenas are caught and sent to a holding pen, guarded by male soldiers their own age. Duty makes these young men and women adversaires, but duty can't overcome their shared dreams, their mutual attraction, and ultimately their overriding sense of national pride and humanity.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for language throughout and some thematic elements.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, mastered in high definition.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
Persian/Farsi dialogue, English or French subtitles.
Subject: Women soccer players > Iran > Drama.
Soccer > Iran > Drama.
Soccer fans > Iran > Drama.
Iran > Social life and customs > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Soccer films.
Comedy films.
Sports > Feature.
Comedy > Feature.
Women > Feature.
Feature films.
Comedy films.

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