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Divorce Iranian Style

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Directed by Kim Longinotto, Ziba Mir-Hosseini
United Kingdom, 1998
Documentary

Synopsis

Iranian women seeking divorce meet with strong opposition. Often, they stand by helplessly as their husbands are supported by the court and get custody of the children, even if they abuse them. This documentary follows three lawsuits in Teheran, witnessing women as they fight to achieve their goal.

Synopsis

Iranian women seeking divorce meet with strong opposition. Often, they stand by helplessly as their husbands are supported by the court and get custody of the children, even if they abuse them. This documentary follows three lawsuits in Teheran, witnessing women as they fight to achieve their goal.

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Divorce Iranian Style Directed byKim Longinotto, Ziba Mir-Hosseini

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Awards & Festivals

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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)

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