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M for Mother (2006)

Mim mesle madar (original title)
PG | | Drama | 24 October 2006 (Iran)
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 »
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Sepideh
Hosein Yari ...
Soheil
Jamshid Hashempur ...
Roobik
Mohammad-Ali Shadman ...
Saeed
Sahar Dolatshahi ...
Farzaneh
Sharareh Dolat Abadi ...
The Grandmother
Marita Andriasiyan ...
Roobik's wife
Amir-Hossein Sadigh ...
Babak
Ramin Rastad ...
Medic dealer
Mahyar Fazeli ...
Mahyar
Niloofar Esfandiari ...
Malahat
Maryam Katoozi ...
Fereshteh
Hannaneh Shahshahani ...
Shaghayegh
Behrooz Ghaderi ...
Abbas
Ata Moradi ...
Dr. Forootan
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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 chemical weapons during the Iran-Iraq war. The father does not want to have a disabled child, but the mother insists on going through with the pregnancy. Written by Anonymous

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Don't kill your babies because of poverty...

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24 October 2006 (Iran)  »

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IRR 4,000,000,000 (estimated)
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In the scene that Golshifteh Farahani break down the glass to enter the room, there is no special effects or any scheduled action. Golshifteh did that sudden. See more »

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you will never see any film like this in this genre
2 September 2008 | by (Islamic Republic of Iran) – See all my reviews

excellent...please don't miss it...she is my favoring actor...she could be a superstar if she weren't in Iran....its not political,but its about art and emotion...do you know what i mean..?i cannot say anything else about it....you can see it and see what you feel...its a miracle...you are going to miss it if you don't see it...i have seen this film more than 10 times but i think i have to see it more and More...its the end of line for a romantic film with a vary emotional musics and very admirable performance by the mother and the father...maby because im an iranian...thats why i like it...you can try it...you will not be ashamed...trust me


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