Offside

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Release Date: March 23, 2007 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: August 28, 2007

PG | 1h 33m | Comedy, Drama


Many Iranian girls love soccer as much as their countrymen and sport fans all over the world but, they are prevented by law from attending live soccer matches in their country. Inspired by the day when his own daughter was refused entry to a soccer stadium in Iran, Jafar Panahi’s Offside follows a day in the life of a group of Iranian girls attempting to watch their team’s World Cup qualifying match against Bahrain at the stadium in Tehran.

Director: Jafar Panahi
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Producer(s): Jafar Panahi
Cast: Sima Mobarak Shahi, Safar Samandar, Shayesteh Irani, M. Kheyrabadi, Ida Sadeghi, Golnaz Farmani, Mahnaz Zabihi, Nazanin Sedighzadeh
Writer(s): Jafar Panahi, Shadmehr Rastin
Official Site: http://www.sonyclassics.com/offside/

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