Rhino Season

Rhino Season (Persian: فصل کرگدن‎; Fasle Kargadan) is a 2012 Iranian movie by Mij Film,[3] largely filmed in Turkey[1][2] and directed by Bahman Ghobadi.[4]

Rhino Season
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Directed byBahman Ghobadi
Produced byBahman Ghobadi
Written byBahman Ghobadi
StarringBehrouz Vossoughi
Monica Bellucci
Yılmaz Erdoğan
Caner Cindoruk
Beren Saat
Belçim Bilgin
Arash Labaf
Ali Pourtash
Music byKeyhan Kalhor
CinematographyTouraj Aslani
Edited byValerie Loiseleux
Release date
  • September 12, 2012 (2012-09-12) (TIFF)
  • September 26, 2012 (2012-09-26) (Donostia-San Sebastián
    International Film Festival)
Running time
88 minutes
CountryIran[citation needed]

It is described as "a love story in context of the political changes from before the Iranian revolution to the present".

Behrouz Vossoughi and Monica Bellucci co-star in this movie.

The film is based on Iranian Kurdish poet and author Sadegh Kamangar, who spent 27 years imprisoned in Iran while his family was told that he was dead. For many years Sadegh's family cried over a fake grave staged by the Iranian government.[5]





Awards and nominationsEdit


  1. ^ a b "Chicago International Film Festival - films & schedule - Rhino Season". Chicago International Film Festival. Retrieved March 25, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "7th AFA Nominees and Winners". Asian Film Awards. Archived from the original on May 30, 2013. Retrieved March 25, 2013.
  3. ^ http://www.mijfilm.com/about-mij-film
  4. ^ "Rhino Season film 'rebirth for exiled Iran director'". BBC News. 13 September 2012.
  5. ^ Rhino Season and Iran's Historical Trauma

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