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Director  Jamil Rostami
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Language  Kurdish
8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
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Writer  Ibrahim Ahmad, Khosro Sina
Release date  July, 2007
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Jani Gal is a 2007 Iraqi film directed by Iranian director Jamil Rostami. It is based on a celebrated novel by Kurdish author Ibrahim Ahmad and Film written by Iranian screenwriter khosro Sina. It was Iraq's submission to the 80th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.

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Plot

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The story is set in 1950s Iraq and illustrates the plight of Juamer in a flashback structure. When Juamer's wife goes into labor, he runs to get the midwife but is caught in the midst of a clash between Kurdish protestors and Iraqi police. He is mistakenly arrested, tortured and sentenced to ten years imprisonment. After his release, Juamer sets out to find his loved ones but he discovers that his wife died, without medical help, on the same day that he was arrested.

Awards

  1. Best International Filmmaker Award, Boston Film Festival, 2008.
  2. Columbine Award, Moondance International Film Festival, 2008.

References

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