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Credited cast:
Mozhdeh Shamsai ...
Golrokh Kamali (as Mojdeh Shamsai)
Majid Mozaffari ...
Husband
Reza Kianian ...
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Mitra Hajjar ...
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Dariush Arjmand ...
Haji Naghdi
Ahmad Najafi ...
Nayeri
Enayat Bakhshi ...
Saboori
Esmail Shangale ...
Tajverdi's proxy
Ferdous Kaviani ...
Tabanpoor
Jamshid Layegh ...
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Hassan Pourshirazi ...
Sergeant Naghme
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Manoochehr Afsari
Kamran Bakhtar ...
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Mahmood Banafshekhah
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Golrokh an Iranian lady who is a talented author struggles to settle her presumably disloyal but amorous husband's debts that his business partner has caused and left him to bear the consequences. To revive his hiding husband, she puts herself through such a terrifying ordeal that shatters her dignity and honor only to figure out a sad fact about her husband. Written by Hossein sr

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23 December 2005 | by (Berlin, Deutschland) – See all my reviews

This film, of course, is very deliberately theatrical, in mise-en-scène as well as acting - the director being one of the most famous theater authors and directors of Iran. Forget all preconceived notions of Iranian "new realism" (Kiarostami and the like) when watching any of Beyzaie's films. This is truly different and, interestingly, far more popular in the director's home country. Beyzaie in fact is one of the most refined stylist among filmmakers working today, planing and staging every scene with most meticulous care for every movement the camera and the actors make. It's a shame really that almost none of his work is visible in the Western world of cinema.


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