Baba joon

Baba joon

DVD - 2016 | Persian
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The son of a family of Iranian farmers in Israel rebels against his strong-willed father.
Audience: Not rated.
Publisher: Culver City : Strand Releasing Home Video, 2016.
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC Baba
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : digital, sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Language Note: In Farsi with English subtitles.


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Jan 07, 2017

Baba Joon (Hebrew: באבא ג'ון‎‎) == Father John; a social drama that examined the relationships between generations in an Israeli turkey farm ran by a Jewish Iranian immigrant family. Poor man, sandwiched between the love towards his aging father from the past world and his only son who wanted to escape to a new life. Learned a whole bunch on the operations of raising turkeys commercially and to extract pomegranate seeds to make juice if nothing else.

Nov 05, 2016

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Jan 07, 2017

-I want to help him, he's my father. But I don't like this work.
Okay, when you grow up, you can do whatever you want. But now you have to do as he says.
-Then what can I do?
"A tree that can't bend" in a storm will break. "Wait for the storm to blow over.“
Sarah: Wtzhak, leave him alone. Leave him alone.
Wizhak: If I had another son, he could do as he pleases, but I only have this one!
Sarah: (To her son) Go home, sweetie. (To her husband) It's not his fault. Get yourself another wife so she can fill your barn with kids.
Sarah: We'll relax, go to the beach, didn't you say you dream of fishing? We can enjoy life.
Wtzhak to his brother: What nonsense are you putting into her head'? I should sell and leave? Are you crazy? I put my life into that turkey barn. Our last name means "poultry raisers,“ do you understand?
Moti: Baba, I hate you! You're mean!
Sarah (to Mtzhak): Enough! What's wrong with you'? Who are you fighting? You've become like him'? Have you become like him'?

Jan 07, 2017

"If it doesn't hurt, it doesn't get clean.“
Vacation starts today. Remember, vacation is very dangerous. Whenever you have a free moment, read the Mishnah.
Wtzhak, I'm a teacher. I have a degree in Education. My job is to teach him. You don't want him swearing at you, too.
-My son would never raise his voice at me.
Baba-joon. If you don't like my suit, I won't wear it any more. If you want me to wear work clothes, I will-. But I told you, I'd never set foot in that barn as long as I live.
You push him too hard.
-If you had kids, you'd understand.
I don't want kids if I have to act like you.
-You don't want kids because you're selfish.
No, it's because I never wanted to be like Dad.
You never had a good word to say to me my entire life.
-I'm your father! When I say stay, you stay!
I don't belong here.
-Then go! Get out of here! Go to hell, go!


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Sep 08, 2016

Yitzhak runs the turkey farm his father built after they emigrated from Iran to Israel. Yitzhak hopes his thirteen-year-old son, Moti, will continue the proud family tradition, but his passion lies in fixing up cars. Yitzhak takes Moti's refusal to take over the farm as a personal rejection, and the result sets off a chain of events that causes familial turmoil. 86%

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