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Title Bāykūt = Boycott / written and directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Ferdosi Multimedia : [Distributed by Iranian Movies], [2001?]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4372 Mak/Boy  AVAILABLE
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Summary Set in the period just prior to the Islamic Revolution the story is inspired by the filmmakers's own painful experiences. Valeh, a member of a leftist organization, is arrested and is sentenced to death. In prison, he reconsiders his beliefs and comes to doubt the validity of the ideas for which he is condemned. At the same time, his prison comrades are pressuring him to make a sacrifice for their cause
Notes Originally released as a motion picture 1985
Some credits from subtitles
Title also on container as: Botcott
Credits Cinematography, Faraj Heydari ; editor, Mohsen Makhmalbaf ; music, Robic Manssouri
Cast Majid Majidi, Mohammad Kasebi, Zohreh Sarmadi, Esmet Makhmalbaf, Esmail Soltanian
Notes DVD
Farsi dialogue with English subtitles
Subject Iran -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997 -- Drama.
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Foreign language films
Video recordings.
Author Makhmalbāf, Muḥsin, director, author of screenplay
Majīdī, Majīd, 1959- actor
Kāsibī, Muḥammad, 1951 or 1952- actor
Sarmadī, Zahrah, actor
Ferdosi Multimedia (Firm)
Other Titles Alternate transliteration: Baycot