Sunday, November 25, 2012

Rhino Season (Fasle kargadan)

Above Pic: Poster for Rhino Season (C) 2012 MIJfilms

Rhino Season spans a three decade time frame and is based on the story of a Kurdish Poet who was unjustly imprisoned during Iran's Revolution. Presented by Martain Scorcese, Rhino Season is currently making the festival rounds.

Above Pic: Rhino Season (C) 2012 Mijfilm

Behouroz Vossougi portrays the lead character Sahel, a tormented man searching for his wife, separated by decades of incarceration.

Above Pic: Rhino Season (C) 2012 Mijfilm

Monica Bellucci  takes the female lead as Sahel's devoted wife Mina. Her character goes through a myriad of emotions and life experiences, also being incarcerated. Ultimately she searches for her husband, who she presumes is dead.

For the Rhino Season trailer on Vimeo check out

For more information on Mijfilm check out the official site @

The IMDB link for Rhino Season is

I am always searching for thought provoking historical films to watch. A couple of years back I reviewed a sprawling Italian film Sanguepazzo (Wild Blood) about the sordid lives of Italian film stars Valenti and Freida, worth a watch. 

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