MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,339 this week

Fireworks Wednesday (2006)
"Chaharshanbe-soori" (original title)

8.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 3,300 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 22 critic

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.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 28 titles
created 11 Dec 2010
 
a list of 28 titles
created 23 May 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 09 Jul 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 24 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Fireworks Wednesday (2006)

Fireworks Wednesday (2006) on IMDb 8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fireworks Wednesday.

User Polls

7 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Leila (1997)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Leila and Reza meet in a kind of celebration and fall for each other. Having discovered their love, they get married soon only to find out the infertility of Leila. That's when Reza's ... See full summary »

Director: Dariush Mehrjui
Stars: Leila Hatami, Ali Mosaffa, Jamileh Sheikhi
The Past (2013)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

An Iranian man deserts his French wife and her two children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce.

Director: Asghar Farhadi
Stars: Bérénice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Ali Mosaffa
Hamoun (1990)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Hamoon's wife is leaving him. He is also unsuccessfully trying to finish his Ph.D. thesis. He is forced to reexamine his life. In a series of flashbacks and dreams, Hamoon tries to figure ... See full summary »

Director: Dariush Mehrjui
Stars: Ezzatolah Entezami, Bita Farahi, Sedigheh Kianfar
A Separation (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

Director: Asghar Farhadi
Stars: Peyman Moaadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An Iranian couple from the city drive around a remote mountainous region. They hand out bags of money to poor villagers in return for them carrying out unusual requests the couple make of them.

Director: Mani Haghighi
Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Mani Haghighi, Saeed Changizian
Felicity Land (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A look at the lives of 3 well-off Iranian couples who are ostensibly living an idyllic life and are going to have a get-together for a birthday party. Each couple bearing their own sordid ... See full summary »

Director: Maziar Miri
Stars: Mahnaz Afshar, Amir Aghaee, Hamed Behdad
Canaan (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Mina has decided to leave her older husband Morteza after ten years of marriage. Next Monday will be her divorce date, which means her first step towards her goal; immigration. However, the... See full summary »

Director: Mani Haghighi
Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Afsaneh Bayegan, Mohammad Reza Forutan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Just a few hours to his wedding, Amir, a lad from the south of Tehran, receives a call from his closest friend Habib who insist on meeting him to speak about an urgent issue. He rushes to ... See full summary »

Director: Masud Kimiai
Stars: Poulad Kimiayi, Arzhang Amirfazli, Hamed Behdad
Dastane yek shahr (TV Series 2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Stars: Saeed Aghakhani, Ateneh Faghih Nasiri, Ali Ghorbanzadeh
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Akbar has just turned eighteen. He has been held in a rehabilitation centre for committing murder at the age of sixteen when he was condemned to death. Legally speaking, he had to reach the... See full summary »

Director: Asghar Farhadi
Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Faramarz Gharibian, Babak Ansari
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Fifteen year old Taraneh, whose widowed father is in jail, refuses the unwanted attentions of carpet salesman Amir - until Amir's mother talks Taraneh into accepting Amir's marriage ... See full summary »

Director: Rasoul Sadrameli
Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti, Hossein Mahjoub, Mahtab Nasirpour
Santoori (2007)
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Ali is son of a well-off family who plays santoor (an Iranian instrument like dulcimer) and has earned some reputation through his concerts and teaching music but is rejected by his family ... See full summary »

Director: Dariush Mehrjui
Stars: Bahram Radan, Golshifteh Farahani, Masoud Rayegany
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Hamid Farokhnezhad ...
Morteza
Hediyeh Tehrani ...
Mozhde Samiei
...
Roohi
Pantea Bahram ...
Simin
Sahar Dolatshahi
Hooman Seyadi
Matin Heydarnia ...
Amir ali
Mehran Mahram
Behshad Sharifian
Edit

Storyline

On the day before their holiday trip to Dubai, a wife who believes her husband is unfaithful enlists the help of Roohi, a young women sent by an agency to clean the house. She asks Roohi to make an appointment and gather information at the salon of the woman she suspects. Roohi is betrothed, innocent of marital discord. Over the course of the day, she, the couple, their small son, the wife's sister and husband, and the beautician engage in a series of exchanges, confrontations, and prevarications. Are the wife's suspicions unwarranted; is her behavior imperiling her marriage? Acts of kindness may go awry. And the trip to Dubai? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 December 2007 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Feuerzauber  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Simin: Your wife would've preferred seeing you with a whore than with another woman.
Morteza: I'll call you when I get there.
Simin: I won't pick up the phone.
See more »

Connections

Followed by A Separation (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
a story of human being
10 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

One of the best Iranian movies ever! chaharshanbe-soori is about love,family and truth.Mojde,a housewife,suspects his husband of having affair with a woman next door.A young girl who is going to get married comes to their home for cleaning and gets involved in their problem.Like people who are watching the movie,she thinks the husband is innocent and helps him to win the fight against his wife.All these events, take place in chaharshanbe-soori,an old Iranian ceremony.Movie has got excellent acting,Hedie Tehrani is unforgettable,and excellent directing by Asghar Farhadi.One of those movies that stick in your mind for ever!


10 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Fantastc Movie ukimran
Discuss Fireworks Wednesday (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?