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This Is Not a Film

Summary This clandestine documentary, shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled into France in a cake for a last-minute submission to Cannes, depicts the day-to-day life of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi during his house arrest in his Tehran apartment. While appealing his sentence – six years in prison and a 20 year ban from filmmaking – Panahi ...

This Is Not a Film
Metascore Universal acclaim Based on 27 Critic Reviews
90
User Score Generally favorable Based on 47 User Ratings
6.3
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Summary This clandestine documentary, shot partially on an iPhone and smuggled into France in a cake for a last-minute submission to Cannes, depicts the day-to-day life of acclaimed director Jafar Panahi during his house arrest in his Tehran apartment. While appealing his sentence – six years in prison and a 20 year ban from filmmaking – Panahi ...

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Metascore
Universal acclaim Based on 27 Critic Reviews
90
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4% Mixed
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0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal acclaim Based on 27 Critic Reviews
90
96% Positive
26 Reviews
4% Mixed
1 Review
0% Negative
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Generally favorable Based on 47 User Ratings
6.3
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30 Ratings
9% Mixed
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28% Negative
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Generally favorable Based on 47 User Ratings
6.3
64% Positive
30 Ratings
9% Mixed
4 Ratings
28% Negative
13 Ratings

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Production Company Jafar Panahi Film Productions
Release Date Mar 2, 2012
Duration 1 h 15 m
Rating Not Rated
Online Film Critics Society Awards
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations
International Cinephile Society Awards
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations
Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)
3 Nominations