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Divorce Iranian Style (1998)

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A documentary about real divorce cases in Iran's tribunals.

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About the film as shown on t.v. It left me searching for a conclusion of the subjects portrait, it seamed too one sided, perhaps a little more explanation on rule of law might have been more to the point. Fo
20 September 1999 | by (St. Catharines Canada) – See all my reviews

The film is worth seeing. For someone who is not familiar with the Middle- East will enjoy watching this program, but will be bewildered in it's content. My rating for the film is 3


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