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Hamoun (1990)

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Hamoon's wife is leaving him. He is also unsuccessfully trying to finish his Ph.D. thesis. He is forced to reexamine his life. In a series of flashbacks and dreams, Hamoon tries to figure ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ezzatolah Entezami ...
Dabiri
Bita Farahi ...
Mahshid
Sedigheh Kianfar ...
Nurse of hamoun's grandmother
Turan Mehrzad ...
Mahshid's Mother
Jalal Moghadam ...
Dr.Samavati
Fathali Oveisi ...
Dr.Surush
Amrollah Saberi ...
Hamoun's Chief
Hossein Sarshar ...
Salimi
Khosro Shakibai ...
Hamid Hamoon
Anik Shefrazian ...
Hamoun's Grandmother
Asadollah Yekta ...
Little Man
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Hamoon's wife is leaving him. He is also unsuccessfully trying to finish his Ph.D. thesis. He is forced to reexamine his life. In a series of flashbacks and dreams, Hamoon tries to figure out what he did wrong. Written by Sam Tabibnia <samtab@uclink.berkeley.edu>

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'Bita Farrahi ' met Dariush Mehrjui at a party and Mehrjui chose her to appear in this movie. See more »

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[first lines]
Hamid Hamoon: [voiceover] I dream I'm at the seaside, going somewhere with known and unknown people.
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sacrificing daddy
31 October 2006 | by (Iran) – See all my reviews

I'm an Iranian MD. I saw this movie when I was teenager. It was the first and the last time I went to cinema with my father. My father hate cinema and any cultural act but ever now I couldn't understand why he took me and my little brother to this movie when we were too young and knew nothing about cinema. Now I adore my daddy for this sacrifice. This movie changed my life and addicted me to cinema. Hamoun is a story about lost love and disordered intellectuality leading mind deconstruction and disorientation in life way; A criticism about challenge between eastern belief and western objectivity.An internal battle that destroys traditional minds but with their possessor too. Hamoun refers to a religious story about Abraham & sacrificing his son Ismael(Samuel). My special thanks to my father who did sacrificed himself not his son(me).


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