This Is Not a Film (2012)

This Is Not a Film was released on DVD on February 26, 2013
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Renowned Iranian director, Jafar Panahi, received a 6-year prison sentence and a 20-year ban from filmmaking and conducting interviews with foreign press due to his open support of the opposition party in Iran’s 2009 election. In this documentary, which was secretly shot on an iPhone by Panahi’s close friend Mojtaba Mirtahmasb and smuggled into France in a cake for a last-minute submission to Cannes, Panahi shares his day-to-day life as he awaits for a decision on his appeal.


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US DVD Release Date February 26, 2013
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Run time 75 min
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date February 26, 2013
Actors Jafar Panahi
Directed by Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Jafar Panahi
Studio Tartan Films
MPAA Not-Rated (Not Rated)
Gross $75,465
Genre(s) Documentary
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