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Circumstance (2011)

R  |   |  Drama  |  8 February 2012 (France)
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A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession.

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Atafeh Hakimi
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Shireen Arshadi
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Mehran Hakimi
Soheil Parsa ...
Firouz Hakimi
Nasrin Pakkho ...
Azar Hakimi
Amir Barghashi ...
Mohammed Mehdi
Fariborz Daftari ...
Shireen's Uncle
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Joey (as Keon Mohajeri)
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Amir Hossein Soleimani ...
Payam (as Amir Soleimani)
Siro Fazlian ...
Shireen's Grandmother
Elie Njeim ...
Club Drug Dealer
Joseph Fadel ...
Taxi Merci Driver
Milad Hadchiti ...
Yusef
Ghina Daou ...
Party Girl
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A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession.

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Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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$43,318 (USA) (26 August 2011)

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$439,958 (USA) (11 November 2011)
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Most of the modern cars in the film are extremely rare in Iran. Also, a great percentage of people of Iran drive more classic cars from the 70's and 80's commonly known as Pride and Peykan. See more »

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6 June 2012 | by (Iran) – See all my reviews

So unreal. So exaggerated. Since i've watched this film i've started asking myself why and how someone dares to waste money and time to make such a film? Was it a FILM really?!!!!!!! The accents are funny. The actors suck!! (except Ati' mom) There are plenty of goofs. The story is full of lies. The director (?????!!!!!!!!!) needs to wait at least 25 years for her next film. The cars are not the ones which are used in Iran. The praying action is full of mistakes. Mehran's character and acting is awful. The police is not like that in Iran, however they are rude. The hidden camera story in all rooms is more like a joke, everyone is blind in that house?


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