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Maryam (2002)

An Iranian-born teenager living in suburban New Jersey thinks of herself as simply an American until anti-Iranian sentiment erupts in her community after American hostages are held in Iran.

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Cast

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Mariam Parris ...
Mary Armin
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Ali Armin
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Dr. Darius Armin
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Homa Armin
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Reza
Victor Jory ...
Jamie
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Jill
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Pete
Jason Nash ...
Joel
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Leila
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Gillian Thomas ...
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An Iranian-born teenager living in suburban New Jersey thinks of herself as simply an American until anti-Iranian sentiment erupts in her community after American hostages are held in Iran.

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Cultures clash. Hearts break. People change.

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22 February 2002 (USA)  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$10,123 (USA) (22 February 2002)

Gross:

$104,209 (USA) (14 June 2002)
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1.66 : 1
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Goofs

In the scene where Mary's father (Darius) turns around and leaves, after he is prevented from entering the store after the store owner posts the "Closed" sign and hides in the back, a 1990 Volvo 740GL rolls slowly by in the street in front of him. The film's setting is 1979. See more »

Soundtracks

Until We Meet Again
Written by Joe Lervold
Performed by Joe Lervold (as Joel Evans) & Patrick Maier
Courtesy of MasterSource Music
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good blend of sweet and complex...
4 March 2002 | by (NYC, NY) – See all my reviews

I also think this movie was fantastic. It was a good blend between a sweet coming-of-age story and an intriguing political/historical drama. Well thought out depiction of the complexities of the time; each character isn't perfect and makes you think. One may find it didn't go far enough in its message, but at least it poses a great many questions which are as applicable today as they were in '79.

Save room for after-the-movie discussions...


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