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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
Sima Tirandaz
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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Hamid Hamoon: [voiceover] I dream I'm at the seaside, going somewhere with known and unknown people.
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A Hamlet-like Tale
10 March 2003 | by (New York, USA) – See all my reviews

Hamoun, a.k.a. "The Desert," is a superior film that depicts the life of Hamid Hamoun - an educated, middle class man whose wife wishes to divorce him. The movie delves deep into this character's mind with constant dream sequences in which Hamid's contemplations flash before his eyes. Ultimately, this is an excellent psychological and emotional tale of one man's struggle against an onslaught of treachery and deceit.


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