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The Fish Fall in Love (2006)

Mahiha ashegh mishavand (original title)
After 22 years, Aziz decides to return to his hometown, to sell some family possessions, including the house where he was born. But for his astonishment, the place is now a small restaurant... See full summary »

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Reza Kianian ...
Aziz
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Atieh
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Touka
Maryam Saadat ...
Goli
Maedeh Tahmasebi ...
Gohar
Farrokh Nemati ...
Younes
Siamak Safari ...
Rahmat
Mahdi Pakdel ...
Reza
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After 22 years, Aziz decides to return to his hometown, to sell some family possessions, including the house where he was born. But for his astonishment, the place is now a small restaurant, run by four women, one of them a girl whom he once dated. Attieh, the girl, tries to convince him not to sell the place by, instead of telling him a story a day as Sheherazade, cooking him a delicious dish every day. Written by lukejoplin@infolink.com.br

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Film review of Fish Fall in Love
1 November 2007 | by (http://www.culiblog.org/category/food-film/) – See all my reviews

...Fish Fall in Love is Iranian theater director Ali Raffi'i's first feature about two lovers being reunited after a twenty-year separation, and a new generation of about-to-be lovers, about to be separated.

Ex-political prisoner and Iranian émigré Aziz returns to his home at a Caspian Sea coastal village, where he finds that his former beloved Atieh, her daughter and two sisters have appropriated his family home and turned it into a restaurant. The film is shot like an old postcard from your grandparents' seaside holiday, complete with long images of regional specialties. In this film, no dish leaves the kitchen without making a cameo. Can you imagine jeweled rice doing the red-carpet walk at Cannes?...

http://www.culiblog.org/2006/02/when-fish-fall-in-love/ where there are more food-related film reviews


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