Mikheil gomiashvili in the president 2014 mikheil gomiashvili and dachi. In the president, iranian expatriate filmmaker mohsen makhmalbaf struggles to create a vital fable out of a contemporary political nightmare. Mikheil gomiashvili and dachi orvelashvili in the president 2014 mikheil. The president is the highestranking official of iran however, the president is still required to gain the supreme leaders official approval before being sworn in before the parliament and the leader also has the power to dismiss the elected. Godfrey cheshire is a film critic, journalist and filmmaker based in new york city. As long as i am president of the united states, iran will never be. The president had its world premier at venice film festival in 2014, opening the festival together with birdman. The film opened in iran on 31 august, beginning in tehran at an unconventionally early time of 6. Now this is a film made in georgian and the sub titles could have been better, but it. The 25th edition of carthage film festival will take place from 29 november to 6 december 2014. With mikheil gomiashvili, dachi orvelashvili, ia sukhitashvili, guja burduli. Perhaps even mohsen makhmalbaf s most devoted admirers werent expecting his latest film here opening the festivals orrizonti sidebar section to be quite so absorbing and gripping. The president by mohsen makhmalbaf trailer youtube.
The iranian director mohsen makhmalbaf a moment of innocence, kandahar is not. President donald trump predicted on wednesday that iran is backing away from the brink of war after launching airstrikes on two bases that house american troops in. He has written for the new york times, variety, film comment, the village voice, interview, cineaste and other publications. The 1953 iranian coup detat, known in iran as the 28 mordad coup detat persian. A featurelength documentary film, produced by a top adviser to iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad, claims that the cataclysmic events that will usher in an era of muslim world domination are about to begin, triggered by actions launched by iran and its lebanese ally, hezbollah. Rayis jomhure iran is the head of government of the islamic republic of iran. Trump addresses nation as iran tensions rise variety. But thats what it is, and the director discloses a unsuspected gift for satire and suspense, along with some oldfashioned storytelling gusto. Misha gomiashvili plays a fallen dictator in the film. Watched this one from international film festival of kerala, india.
President trump delivered remarks from the white house following irans launch of missile attacks targeting u. A brutal dictator comes face to face with the injustices committed by his regime when his country is taken over by revolutionists. Makhmalbaf, one of irans most prominent directors, is restless by nature. The president directed by acclaimed international filmmaker mohsen. Veteran iranian director mohsen makhmalbaf takes such a situation as the premise for his 2014 feature the president, which displays his. Despair, defiance in iran after us killing of qassem soleimani.270 1367 1038 1124 603 391 1454 1409 1379 1491 104 445 675 243 1003 939 1280 691 385 1408 558 1110 803 410 263 1248 35 1029 429 111 936 1390 1037 467 1332 105 1241 226 142 1341