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Ershadi, Homayoun

Overview
Works: 40 works in 146 publications in 8 languages and 5,671 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Interviews  Historical fiction  History  Study guides  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Bildungsromans  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PS3608.O832, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Homayoun Ershadi
The kite runner by DreamWorks Animation( Visual )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. Itś a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the dayś victory, one boyś fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after 20 years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Talibanś iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
Taʹm e guilass Taste of cherry by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Persian and English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film is an emotionally complex meditation on life and death. Middle-aged Mr. Badii drives through the hilly outskirts of Tehran searching for someone to rescue or bury him
Agora by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set at the end of the 4th century, a young slave in ancient Egypt must choose between joining the Christianity movement, which will give him freedom, and Hypatia, the woman he loves, who is his master and an atheist
A most wanted man ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"German intelligence agent Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman, in his final starring role) must race against time to solve a perilous mystery: Is the half-Chechen, half-Russian Muslim who's surfaced in Hamburg a victim seeking refuge, or a terrorist seeking revenge?"--Container
The pear tree ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in Persian and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film opens in a dark and drab contemporary setting but comes alive with light and color when Mahmoud remembers his childhood from the late 1940s, a time of respite for Iran before the political crises of the 1950s
Taʹm e guilass A taste of cherry ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in Persian and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives a different viewpoint on life from each of the men he asks to help him. Following the film is an interview with Abbas Kiarostami, in which he discusses issues of censorship in Iran and his views on filmmaking in general
The kite runner Les cerfs-volants de Kaboul by Marc Forster( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
Le goût de la cerise by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un homme désespéré propose de l'argent en échange d'un étrange service ... Les réponses à sa quête sont autant de rencontres différentes ... Hypnotique, simple et complexe, et splendide ... Infos DVD : DVD-9 / 1.66:1 / 16/9 / Dolby Digital 2.0 / LG : Far / S-T : Fre / Commentaire audio, making of, bande-annonce. ; Prêt et consultation ; 56,00 Euros TTC
El sabor de las cerezas Taʹm e guilass ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Un hombre de mediana edad decide suicidarse. Su única preocupación es encontrar a alguien que le ayude y se comprometa a enterrarlo. Esta situación le permite conocer a una gran variedad de personajes."--Filmaffinity web site
Color of friend Rang dust ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in Persian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Cometas en el cielo by Marc Forster( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuando jóvenes , AMir y Hassan eran amigos inseparables, hasta que un fatal acontecimiento los separa. Años después, Amir se embarca en una peligrosa búsqueda para reparar los errores del pasado -y rescatarse a si mismo de maneras inesperadas- mostrando un gran coraje y devoción hacia su amigo
Drachenläufer : "es gibt eine Möglichkeit, es wieder gutzumachen" ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drachenläufer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kabul, 1978. Amir, Sohn eines angesehenen Afghanen, und Hassan, Sohn seines Hausdieners, sind Freunde. Doch das Band zerbricht, als Amir Hassan nicht zu Hilfe kommt, wie dieser von anderen Jugendlichen grausam erniedrigt wird. Nach dem Einmarsch der sowjetischen Armee fliehen Amir und sein Vater in die USA. Jahre später holt ihn die Vergangenheit ein, bietet sich ihm die Chance zur Wiedergutmachung und seelischen Befreiung. (Quelle: CeDe-Shop)
The kite runner Tek za zmajem ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Geschmack der Kirsche by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in Persian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les Cerfs-volants de Kaboul by Marc Forster( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conduit par la peur, Amir trahit son ami... Vingt ans plus tard, dans un pays marqué par les Taliban, il revient à la recherche du pardon... A voir pour le beau jeu des enfants, apprentis comédiens afghans
Dirakht-i gulābı̄ ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Persian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mahmood comes back to his paternal summer house after being far from it for many years. He teaches philosophy at the university and also is a writer. He wants to finish his book in a quiet place, but the old gardener comes to him every day and complains that this tree doesn't bear fruit. When Mahmood sees the tree, he remembers his first youthful love
The kite runner "there is a way to be good again" ; based upon the book by Khaled Hosseini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Kite Runner tells the story of Amir, a boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul, who is haunted by the guilt of betraying his childhood friend Hassan, the son of his father's Hazara servant. The story is set against a backdrop of tumultuous events, from the fall of the monarchy in Afghanistan through the Soviet invasion, the mass exodus of refugees to Pakistan and the United States, and the rise of the Taliban regime (wikipedia.org)
Ta soraya ( Visual )
in Persian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The kite runner by Khaled Hosseini( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption, and it is also about the power of fathers over sons - their love, their sacrifices, their lies
 
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Alternative Names
Aršādī, Humāyūn 1947-...
Ershadi Homayon 1947-....
Irshādī, Humayūn
ارشادى، هميون
ارشادي همايون 1947-....
Languages
Persian (50)
English (44)
Spanish (14)
German (7)
French (4)
Iranian (2)
Arabic (1)
Faroese (1)
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