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Articles tagged jafar panahi

Sunday, September 9 2007

Offside

In Offside, both the men and the women are captives, prisoners of what the film presents as an outdated, archaic mindset.


Friday, March 23 2007

Offside (2006)

Jafar Panahi's Offside uses handheld mobile framing and non-professional actors to create a natural-seeming rhythm, immersing you in multiple experiences, introducing a number of characters all connected by events, desires, and circumstances.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The Circle (Dayereh) (2001)

The effectiveness of 'The Circle' lies in its attention to details -- it shows what it feels like to be watched, to be afraid, to be angry and to be disappointed, all the time.


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