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Gavaznha (1974)

Wounded by the police, a thief looks up his old friend in order to leave the proceeds of his theft with him. Instead, he finds that his friend is a drug addict. He sticks around to try and ... See full summary »

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Masud Kimiai

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Masud Kimiai
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Cast

Credited cast:
Behrouz Vossoughi ... Seyed Rasool
Faramarz Gharibian ... Ghodrat
Nosrat Partovi Nosrat Partovi ... Fati
Garshasb Raoufi Garshasb Raoufi ... Drug Dealer
Enayat Bakhshi ... Landlord
Parviz Fanizadeh ... Mohammad
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fahimeh Amouzandeh Fahimeh Amouzandeh
Mahbubeh Bayat Mahbubeh Bayat
Jahangir Forouhar
Nematollah Gorji Nematollah Gorji ... Ali
Mastaneh Jazayeri Mastaneh Jazayeri
Ali Akbar Mahdavifar Ali Akbar Mahdavifar
Manoocher Naderi Manoocher Naderi
Saeed Pirdust Saeed Pirdust ... Bird Keeper
Amrollah Saberi Amrollah Saberi
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Wounded by the police, a thief looks up his old friend in order to leave the proceeds of his theft with him. Instead, he finds that his friend is a drug addict. He sticks around to try and help his friend kick the habit; instead, both men are caught in a shootout with the police and... Written by Kaaveh

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

1974 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

The Deer See more »

Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran

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Production Co:

Misaghye Studio See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In production the movie was called "Tir baran" but director later changed it to "Gavaznha". See more »

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Featured in Nassereddin Shah, Actor-e Cinema (1992) See more »

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A masterpiece portrait of an opium addicted man trying to function despite of his condition
19 July 2005 | by DaniSee all my reviews

A truly moving piece of picture. This is the story of an man who in spite of his addiction tries to function and figure out his life. The picture of drugs as the cancer of the pre revolutionary Iran makes even the stone-hearted weak. This movie was used as a critic to the power holders of 70s Iran. Before going on set and shoot for this movie Vousoughi spend about 3 months in an institution for drug addicted men outside of Tehran. Behrooz Vousoughi does perhaps the best interpretation of an drug addicted man on the screen. The director Masud Kimiai is still considered as one of the brightest minds in Pershing speaking movies. His


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