Writer, Director, Editor: Amir Naderi
Executive Producer: Bahman Maghsoudlou
Executive Producer & Co-Producer: Behrouz Hashemian
Producer: Ramin Niami
Starring: John Wojda
Music: Gato Barbieri
1993, Color, 88 min., USA
John Wojda plays a down-on-his-luck journalist seeking out a fellow writer who may be able to help him make his rent so he will not be kicked out on the streetBut his discovery that the writer has mysteriously disappeared leads him on an odyssey all the way from Washington Heights to the Lower East Side.
The first official IFVC production and Bahman Maghsoudlou’s first venture as the executive producer of an independent film. This film was selected for more than thirty festivals, including New Films/New Directors in New York, Venice, San Sebastian (Competition), Toronto, Cairo, London and many more.
Manhattan by Numbers is now available on DVD from Pathfinder Pictures. It can be ordered from Amazon, Netflix, direct from IFVC.com or at any of your finer video outlets.
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