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The Nights of Zayandeh-Rood (1990)

Shabhaye Zayendeh-Rood (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 1990 (Iran)
An embittered Professor and his daughter (whose job it is to nurse sucidal patients) try to deal with life in Iran before and after the fall of the Shah.

Director:

Mohsen Makhmalbaf
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Cast overview:
Manuchehr Esmaili Manuchehr Esmaili ... Mohammad Alaghemand
Mojgan Naderi Mojgan Naderi ... Sayeh
Parvaneh Goharani Parvaneh Goharani ... Parvaneh
Zaynab Rahdari Zaynab Rahdari ... Tooran
Mehrdad Farid Mehrdad Farid ... Mehrdad Tabatabai
Homayoon Mokammaei Homayoon Mokammaei ... Disabled young man
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An embittered Professor and his daughter (whose job it is to nurse sucidal patients) try to deal with life in Iran before and after the fall of the Shah.

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Iran

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Persian

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1990 (Iran) See more »

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Les Nuits de Zayandeh Rod See more »

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