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Divorce Iranian Style

United Kingdom, Iran, 1998


Known for her insightful and intimate examinations of Japanese culture in Dream Girls and Shinjuku Boys, British documentary-maker Kim Longinotto teamed with Iranian co-director Ziba Mir-Hosseini to create this fascinating and surprising look at Iran’s divorce laws.

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Divorce Iranian Style Directed by Kim Longinotto, Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Barrie Vince

Awards & Festivals

San Francisco International Film Festival

1999 | Winner: Film & Video - Society and Culture-International

BAFTA Awards

2000 | Winner: Flaherty Documentary Award (TV)

Chicago International Film Festival

1998 | Winner: Best Documentary (Silver Hugo)

Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

1999 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

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