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Chicken with Plums [DVD]

Nasser-Ali Khan appears to care more about his career than his family, but there is more to him than just the surface. After his beloved violin breaks, he sets out to replace it with his son's help. But when he cannot replace the instrument, he decides that the only solution to his sorrow is death. As he lies in bed waiting to die, his wife provides him with delicacies, such as chicken and plums, to help him find a reason to live again. Along the way, the family explores life with a view of beauty and humor.

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Publish Date

2013


Format: DVD
Summary: Nasser-Ali Khan appears to care more about his career than his family, but there is more to him than just the surface. After his beloved violin breaks, he sets out to replace it with his son's help. But when he cannot replace the instrument, he decides that the only solution to his sorrow is death. As he lies in bed waiting to die, his wife provides him with delicacies, such as chicken and plums, to help him find a reason to live again. Along the way, the family explores life with a view of beauty and humor.
Title: Chicken with plums [DVD] / a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Hengameh Panahi release ; a Celluloid Dreams production ; a story by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud ; writers and directors, Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud.
Publisher Date: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2013]
Subject: Khan, Nasser Ali -- Drama. Tar (Lute) players -- Iran -- Biography -- Drama.
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 3
System Items Total: 4
Call Number: 791.43 Chi
Oclc: 826806969
Upc: 043396414389
Bib Id: 424811

Format: DVD
Summary: Nasser-Ali Khan appears to care more about his career than his family, but there is more to him than just the surface. After his beloved violin breaks, he sets out to replace it with his son's help. But when he cannot replace the instrument, he decides that the only solution to his sorrow is death. As he lies in bed waiting to die, his wife provides him with delicacies, such as chicken and plums, to help him find a reason to live again. Along the way, the family explores life with a view of beauty and humor.
Title: Chicken with plums [DVD] / a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Hengameh Panahi release ; a Celluloid Dreams production ; a story by Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud ; writers and directors, Marjane Satrapi and Vincent Paronnaud.
Publisher, Date: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2013]
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Rating: PG-13; for some drug content, violent images, sensuality and smoking.
Subjects: Khan, Nasser Ali -- Drama.
Subjects: Tar (Lute) players -- Iran -- Biography -- Drama.
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Biographical films
Genre: French language films
Other Author: Panahi, Hengameh
Other Author: Paronnaud, Vincent, 1970-
Other Author: Amalric, Mathieu, 1965-
Other Author: Baer, Edouard, 1966-
Other Author: Medeiros, Maria de
Other Author: Farāhānī, Gulshīftah, 1983-
Other Author: Caravaca, Eric, 1970-
Other Author: Mastroianni, Chiara, 1972-
Other Author: Satrapi, Marjane, 1969- Poulet aux prunes.
Other Author: Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Other Author: Celluloid Dreams (Firm)
Other Author: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: Title from container.
Notes: Adapted from "Poulet aux prunes" by Marjane Satrapi.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Notes: Special features: Commentary with directors Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud; Tribeca Q&A with Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi.
Notes: Photography, Christophe Beaucarne ; editors, Stéphane Roche ; original music, Oliver Bernet.
Notes: Matthieu Amalric, Edouard Baer, Maria de Medeiros, Golshifteh Farahani, Eric Caravaca, Chiara Mastroianni.
Notes: DVD, region 1, anamphoric widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Notes: French dialogue; English subtitles.
Publisher Number: 41438
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 4
Call Number: 791.43 Chi
Medium: [DVD]