Ghasem (Hamid Farokhnezhad) with his wife, Narges (Leila Hatami), his mother and other relatives and parents take a flight to Bandar Abbas, to get hired in an industrial company. Since the ... See full summary »
The whole village knows that Mashti Hassan loves his cow to death. One day he goes to the Tehran. His cow dies. The villagers are afraid of what might happen once Hassan finds out his cow is dead. What will happen when he finds out?
Saeed who is suffering from injuries that he received in the Iran-Iraq War, is sent to Germany for treatments. In Germany, he meets his sister and her German husband. Saeed and his sister ... See full summary »
Reza is a petty thief who escapes jail by posing as a mullah. When he has to stay in disguise longer than he expected, he accidentally becomes the revered leader of a small-town mosque, ... See full summary »
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On the last Wednesday before the spring solstice ushers in the Persian New Year, people set off fireworks following an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. Rouhi, spending her first day at a new job, finds herself in the midst of a different kind of fireworks -- a domestic dispute between her new boss and his wife.
What appears to be a grand love story turns sour when parents-to-be discover that their unborn child will likely be born with serious birth defects, as a result of the mother's exposure to ... See full summary »
Ghasem (Hamid Farokhnezhad) with his wife, Narges (Leila Hatami), his mother and other relatives and parents take a flight to Bandar Abbas, to get hired in an industrial company. Since the conditions of work and life are hardly satisfactory, everyone accepts the invitation with pleasure. Narges (Leila Hatami) is the only one who knows the true intention of her husband. Once the plane takes off and flies in the sky, Ghasem (Hamid Farokhnezhad) out a gun, disarms sole custody in the plane, the pilot goal threat of hacking and requires a change of destination to Dubai. At a time when the attacker and his accomplices are concerned about a conflict between them, the second security guard, loop the pirate by surprise maneuver him out of the gun. As the plane takes its way to the destination country, new pirates succeed, a maneuver conducted by Narges (Leila Hatami) to grab the gun and redirect the plane to Dubai. Shortage of fuel, the plane ends up crashing into the water in the middle of ... Written by
I watched this movie on DVD that I had purchased a while back.This is the first movie by Ebraheim Hatamikia that I really understood. His first couple of movies were all about the Iran-Iraq war and did not get to me as much. But Ertefae Past was something different. I is a great movie especially if you are a little bit familiar with the people from South-Western region of Iran. The character of the mother was played well. Ghassem, the main male character did an excellent job. It was evident that the director had to deal with a lot of limitation imposed on him by censors. He did a great job addressing issues and viewpoints of different characters.
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