Rent Ahmad Mahmoud: A Noble Novelist on DVD

Ahmad Mahmoud: A Noble Novelist

2004 Rated NR 1hr 5m

A day laborer, driver and construction worker in his youth, Iranian writer Ahmad Mahmoud doesn't shy away from describing the hardships of life in his native country in his many novels and short stories. This film tells his story. In illuminating the life of this long-overlooked author -- who spent time in prison as a consequence of his political views -- the documentary also exposes the difficulties artists face in Iran.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Persian: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; documentary short.