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The Deer (1974)
"Gavaznha" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  1974 (Iran)
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Wounded by the police, a thief looks up his old friend in order to leave the proceeds of his theft with him. Instead, he finds that his friend is a drug addict. He sticks around to try and ... See full summary »

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Nosrat Partovi
Garshasb Raoufi
Enayat Bakhshi
Parviz Fanizadeh
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Mahbubeh Bayat
Jahangir Forouhar
Nematollah Gorji
Mastaneh Jazayeri
Ali Akbar Mahdavifar
Manoocher Naderi
Saeed Pirdust
Amrollah Saberi
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Wounded by the police, a thief looks up his old friend in order to leave the proceeds of his theft with him. Instead, he finds that his friend is a drug addict. He sticks around to try and help his friend kick the habit; instead, both men are caught in a shootout with the police and... Written by Kaaveh

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In production the movie was called "Tir baran" but director later changed it to "Gavaznha". See more »

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A masterpiece portrait of an opium addicted man trying to function despite of his condition
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A truly moving piece of picture. This is the story of an man who in spite of his addiction tries to function and figure out his life. The picture of drugs as the cancer of the pre revolutionary Iran makes even the stone-hearted weak. This movie was used as a critic to the power holders of 70s Iran. Before going on set and shoot for this movie Vousoughi spend about 3 months in an institution for drug addicted men outside of Tehran. Behrooz Vousoughi does perhaps the best interpretation of an drug addicted man on the screen. The director Masud Kimiai is still considered as one of the brightest minds in Pershing speaking movies. His


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