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Niki Karimi ...
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Yasman Malek-Nasr ...
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Khosro Shakibai ...
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Amin Tarokh ...
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Sara is the perfect young housewife, eager to serve. When husband Hessam requires an expensive emergency operation abroad, it is she who get the funds. For the next three years, it is Sara, labouring secretly to pay the shady loan and save Hessam's manly pride. Until the truth is revealed and with it, the reality of her marriage. Written by L.H. Wong <as9401k56@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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When is a relationship really genuine?
15 August 2000 | by (Pretoria, South Africa) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film. It starts off rather slowly, but it carefully weaves a web of trust and distrust, faithfulness and betrayal, hope and fear, in which nothing is predictable, as it tears away the superficial appearances of conformity and contentment. Every scene in the end contributes to an intense examination of a marriage, and the strengths and weaknesses of the partners, especially as seen from the perspective of the wife, Sara.


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