Manhattan By Numbers

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 or at any of your finer video outlets.

also see:

Naderi On Naderi
Amir Naderi’s Filmography

Andrew Sarris’ Manhattan By Numbers: True Grit and an Orwellian Spirit
Bahman Maghsoudlou’s Amir Naderi: Images Bitter and Sweet
Persian Heritage (English Version 2001)
CHANTEH (English Version 1996)
CINEMAYA (English Version 1991)
Persian Heritage (Farsie Version)
Filme Aus Dem Iran (German Version)
Persaro (Italian Version)
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