The Resource Closed Curtain

Closed Curtain

Label
Closed Curtain
Title
Closed Curtain
Contributor
Distributor
Filmmaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi (This is Not a Film) bravely defies a twenty-year government ban on filmmaking to create a masterpiece. In a secluded house by the sea, a screenwriter hides from the world with only his dog as company. The tranquility is abruptly broken one night by the arrival of a young woman fleeing from the authorities. Refusing to leave, she takes refuge in the house. But come dawn, another unexpected presence will change everything. A highly self-reflexive work about both the act of creation and the desire to self-destruct, this powerful film illustrates the difficulty of being an artist in a highly censored society.. Silver Bear Winner for Best Screenplay and nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.. "Critic's Pick! A mischievous, Pirandellian entertainment. It is also an allegory, dark but not despairing, of the creative spirit under political pressure, and of the ways the imagination can be both a refuge and a place of confinement." - The New York Times. " * * * * * (Five out of five stars)!. Banned Iranian director Jafar Panahi is back with another brilliant filmed-in-secret film. Absolutely stunning... The journey is often challenging, but the rewards ? heady, emotional, provocative and invigorating ? are endless." - Time Out
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by GoDigital in 2013
Language note
In Persian
PerformerNote
Jafar Panahi, Kambuzia Partovi, Maryam Moqadam
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Panahi, Jafar
  • Partovi, Kambuzia
  • GoDigital (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign language films
  • Motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
Closed Curtain
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (107 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
2430230
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035148343
  • (CaSfKAN)kan2430230
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Closed Curtain
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (107 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
2430230
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035148343
  • (CaSfKAN)kan2430230
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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