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Two Women (1999)

A sensation when released in 1999 in Iran, Two Women charts the lives of two promising architecture students over the course of the first turbulent years of the Islamic Republic. Tahimine ... See full summary »

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A sensation when released in 1999 in Iran, Two Women charts the lives of two promising architecture students over the course of the first turbulent years of the Islamic Republic. Tahimine Milani creates this scathing portrait of those traditions - aided by official indifference - which conspire to trap women and stop them from realizing their full potential; the inclusion of frank depictions of domestic violence was hailed by many as a breakthrough in dealing with a long taboo subject. Written by Anonymous

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try to understand the truth
12 January 2006 | by (Islamic Republic of Iran) – See all my reviews

unfortunately it seems that in translating this film to English some problems have occurs. the revolution in this film is not the Islamic revolution which changed the government. its cultural revolution that happened years after Islamic revolution. the name of two woman doesn't mean fereshte and her friend it means fereshte before marriage &after marriage. her friend in the film wants to show that this situation is not all Iranian women destiny. this films trays to show how some traditions &some misjudgment from Islam can make a mess.a Westerner who watch this film should be very smart to understand it.other wise he will find it a boring ,simple film.


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