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Along the Night (1977)

Dar emtedad shab (original title)
Babak who suffers from Leukemia falls in love with a famous singer named Parvaneh. Although at first she takes him for granted, but gradually a relationship begins that changes their lives.


Parviz Sayyad




Credited cast:
Googoosh ... Parvaneh
Saeed Kangarani ... Babak
Mahbubeh Bayat Mahbubeh Bayat ... Margriet
Jahangir Forouhar ... Nezam
Naser Mamdouh Naser Mamdouh ... Kaveh
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Akbar Arabi Akbar Arabi ... Waiter
Masoud Delkhah Masoud Delkhah ... George
Akbar Doodkar Akbar Doodkar ... Bar's Manager
Giti Forouhar Giti Forouhar ... Bibi
Maliheh Nazari Maliheh Nazari ... Babak's Mother
Faride Rajavar Faride Rajavar ... Zari
Safar Rastakhiz Safar Rastakhiz ... Parvaneh's ex-husband
Ashraf Saghar Ashraf Saghar ... Zarrin-Naz
Jahangir Samimifar Jahangir Samimifar ... Shabgard
Masoud Zelli Masoud Zelli ... Director


Parvaneh (Googoosh), who is a famous singer and movie star, has an affair with Kaveh (naser Mamdouh) who has a family, after she gets divorced. A student named Babak (Saeed Kangarani), who suffers from leukemia, falls in love with Parvaneh and writes her letters expressing his love. They meet and have a good time together for a while. Parvaneh hears about Babak's disease and decides to send him abroad for medical treatment. Babak rests his head on Parvaneh's shoulder on the plane and passes away. Written by Anonymous

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28 February 2017 | by jamalzadahmaSee all my reviews

do you surprised if know that almost all of Persian found this film with a such simple story so attractive and it is now after 40 year in their memory?do you want an answer? it is based on our main cultural axis:enjoy but keep in your mind that the end of all earthly enjoyable beauties one same thing and it is death our very famous poem Omar Khayyam Neishabury said :when the curtain fall we no me no you are not alive and this philosophy come to our Greatest poem we are very proud of him and he deserve it-Hafiz poets as:the secret of flowers extremely beautiful but ephemeral and transient flower is esteemed and make the most of its being that it come alive to garden and will be gone very soon we as an ancient civilized people have a very painful historical experience-unfortunately does not come to end!-that this dramatic philosophy is its consequence

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8 February 1977 (Iran) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran

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Film-e-Aval See more »
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1.37 : 1
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