The eve of Ayatollah Khomeini's return to Iran, a double agent, hunted by the new revolutionary government, agrees to exchange crucial information with the CIA in return for safe passage out of the country.

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Bijan / Cronus
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Sharon
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Houshang
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Maryam
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Nahid
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Jack
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Head Agent
Peter Shahriari ...
Revolutionary
Kavon Karami ...
Revolutionary Guard 2
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Revolutionary Guard 3
Sarah Fazeli ...
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Alfred Adelpour ...
Customs Agent 1
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Cyrus
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The eve of Ayatollah Khomeini's return to Iran, a double agent, hunted by the new revolutionary government, agrees to exchange crucial information with the CIA in return for safe passage out of the country.

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