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Uniform Title Āsbe dū-pā (Motion picture)
Title Āsbe dū-pā [videorecording] = Two legged horse / [produced by Wild Bunch, Makhmalbaf Film House ; directed by Samira Makhmalbaf].
Published [Afghanistan] : Khāneh Fylm Mākhmālbāf ; [Mexico : Distributed by Zima Entertainment, c2008]
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 Media - Instructional DVDs  13632    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Special features include image gallery.
Credits Screenplay, Mohsen Makhmalbaf ; editor, Mohsen Makhmalbaf ; director of photography, Farzad Jodat ; music, Tolibkhon Shahidi ; executive producer, Mehrdad Zonnour
Performer Ziya Mirza Mohamad, Haron Ahad, Gol Gotai Karimi, Khojeh Nader, Yasin Tavildar.
Summary A father must travel to India, but he cannot bring his handicapped son. He searches for someone who can carry his son by back wherever he requires. For this task he recruits a young peasant to serve as a horse for his son for one dollar a day; however, the whims of his son bring to an extreme the verbal and physical mistreatment inflicted upon the "horse." All of this mistreatment and humiliation will bring the peasant boy to each day seem more like an actual horse.
System Reqs DVD ; regions 1 and 4 ; Dolby digital 2.0 ; widescreen presentation.
Language In Persian with Spanish subtitles; credits in Persian and English.
Subject Humiliation -- Drama.
Oppression (Psychology) -- Drama.
Social classes -- Afghanistan -- Drama.
Afghanistan -- Drama.
Genre Social problem films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Related Names Makhmalbāf, Samīrā, 1980- Director.
Makhmalbāf, Muḥsin, Screenwriter, Film editor.
Shakhidi, Tolib, Composer.
Mohamad, Zyā Myrzā, Actor.
Āhād, Hārawn, Actor.
Gol-Ghoti, Actor.
Nādir, Khūjih, Actor.
Ṭawyildār, Yāsyn, Actor.
Makhmalbaf Film House.
Zima Entertainment (Firm)
Wild Bunch (Firm)
Note Title on container: Caballo de dos piernas
Standard # 7506036072545
OCLC number 828576426