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The Colour Of Paradise (2000, original release: 1999)


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Published: [Tehran, Iran] : [Culver City, CA :] : [Varahonar Film Co.]] ; [Distributed by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment], c[1999], 2000
Description:  1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 0767857089, 9780767857086,
Language:  Persian, Modern

Originally produced as an Iranian motion picture in 1999

Special features: Majid Majidi talent file; Theatrical trailers [The Color of Paradise and other Sony Pictures Classics features]

[Mohsen Ramezani (Mohammad), Hossein Mahjub (Hashem, the Father), Salime Feiza (Granny), Farnaz Saffati (Bahareh, big sister), Elham Sharifi (Hanyeh, little sister)]

Mohammad joyfully returns to his tiny village on summer vacation from the Institute for the Blind in Tehran, unaware of his father's intention to disown him. Engaged to be married, the widowed man has kept Mohammad a secret from his fiancée, certain the boy's disability will destroy his only chance for happiness. With the wedding swiftly approaching Mohammad's future hangs precariously in the balance as his father struggles against his destiny, unable to see the wonder of life and love that is so clear to his son

MPAA Rating: Rated PG

DVD, Region 1, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, widescreen presentation in original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1

In Farsi with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English

Start -- Braille test -- Souvenirs -- Waiting for father -- Return to the nest -- "Keep this child." -- Business -- Catching the wind -- ABC -- Granny -- Gifts -- Bride-to-be -- The Shrine -- "Make a wish." -- Special guest -- By the sea -- "Where are we going?" -- Ali Fatemi -- A poor, miserable man -- Carpenter's apprentice -- Worried about Hashem -- Delicate touch -- "Take them." -- Granny's funeral -- Marriage canceled -- Going home -- Swept away -- A miracle

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Additional Credits:
Majīdī, Majīd, 1959-
Ramaz̤ānī, Muḥsin.
Mahjub, Hossein.
Feiza, Salime.
Varahonar Film Company.
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)

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