In this world
DVD
2004
1 available of 1 items

The hazardous journey of two Afghan boys as they travel from Pakistan through Iran, Turkey, Italy, France and the UK in search of refuge in London, revealing the desperate measures people take to escape persecution and life-threatening conditions. The script is based on first-hand accounts of refugees' journeys, and the non-actors in the lead roles had their journey 'organised' by the filmmakers, who captured their spontaneous reactions to suggested situations.

Item Details
Subjects:
Afghans -- Europe -- Drama.
Afghans -- Middle East -- Drama.
Refugee camps -- Pakistan -- Drama.
Refugee children -- Afghanistan -- Drama.
Genre:
Feature films -- Great Britain.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Foreign language films -- Pushto.
Motion pictures -- Great Britain.
Persian language films.
Pushto language films.
Road films.
Other Authors:
BBC Films.
Christelis, Peter.
Eaton, Andrew.
Enayatullah.
Film Consortium.
Film Council (Great Britain)
Grisoni, Tony.
Marianelli, Dario.
Overland, Anita.
Revolution Films.
Showtime Entertainment.
Sundance Channel Home Entertainment.
Torabi, Jamal Udin.
Winterbottom, Michael.
Works (Firm)
Zyskind, Marcel.
ISBN:
9781594470288
1594470286
Edition:
[Widescreen].
Publisher, Date:
[United States] : Sundance Channel Home Entertainment ; Los Angeles, CA : Distributed by Showtime Entertainment, [2004]
Description:
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: not rated ; MPAA rating: R.
Notes:
Originally produced in 2002.
Special features: behind-the-scenes footage with commentary from Michael Winterbottom and Tony Grisoni; director's introduction from the Sundance Film Series; U.S. and UK theatrical trailers; production notes and biographies; highlights from the 2003 Sundance Film Series.
Director of photography, Marcel Zyskind ; editor, Peter Christelis ; music, Dario Marianelli.
Jamal Udin Torabi, Enayatullah, Imran Paracha, Hiddayatullah, Jamau, Mirwais Torabi.
DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Berlin International Films Festival, 2003: Golden Bear - Best Film; Ecumenical Jury Prize; Peace Film Prize.
In Pushto, Persian, and English with English subtitles.
Contents:
Special features: Widescreen format
Behind-the-scenes footage with commentary from Michael Winterbottom and Tony Grisoni
Director's introduction from the Sundance Film Series
U.S. and UK theatrical trailers
Production notes and biographies
Highlights from the 2003 Sundance Film Series
Language: English.
LCCN:
be2004002492
Publisher or Distributor Number:
SHO9033
Link to PAC
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