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Khesht va Ayeneh (1965)

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Hashem (Zakariya Hashemi) is a cab driver who finds an infant child in the back seat of his cab one nigjt after he gives a ride to a young woman. Hashem and his girlfriend, Taji (Taji ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Taji Ahmadi
Zackaria Hashemi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Goli Bozorgmehr
Masoud Faghih
Parviz Fanizadeh
Manuchehr Farid
Ghaffar Hosseinpoor
Mohamad Ali Keshavarz
Jamshid Mashayekhi
Mehri Mehrinia ...
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Akbar Meshkin
Jalal Moghadam
Pari Saberi
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Hashem (Zakariya Hashemi) is a cab driver who finds an infant child in the back seat of his cab one nigjt after he gives a ride to a young woman. Hashem and his girlfriend, Taji (Taji Ahmadi), try to cope with this unwanted child. Hashem insists on getting rid of the child, Taji on keeping him. Written by Albin Pepe

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Tortuous Experience
17 July 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you like LOTS of baby screaming, this is the film for you. If you like Godard films where if someone asks what time it is and you get a ten minute head-rattling dissertation on the meaning of time, this is the film for you. It's not bad film-making but it's truly horrible film content.

I understand those who want to intellectualize this film into being something it is not but for those grounded in reality be prepared for boredom on an epic scale - with LOTS of baby screaming for a soundtrack. I have nothing against anti-plot films and I like films that have something to say. But an endless string of characters spouting high school philosophy in the guise of being profound is mind numbing. What an ordeal.


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