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Nassereddin Shah, Actor-e Cinema (1992)

An abstract retelling of the history of Film in Iran.

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Mohsen Makhmalbaf
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ezzatolah Entezami ... Nassereddin Shah / Mozzaffaeddin Shah / Mash Hasan
Mehdi Hashemi ... Akkas bashi
Mohamad Ali Keshavarz ... Farrash bashi
Akbar Abdi ... Malijak
Dariush Arjmand ... Amir Kabir
Fatemah Motamed-Aria ... Golnaar
Mahaya Petrossian Mahaya Petrossian ... Sogoli
Parvaneh Massoumi ... Atieh
Jahangir Forouhar
Morteza Ahmadi
Saeed Amir Soleymani Saeed Amir Soleymani
Moharram Zaynalzadeh Moharram Zaynalzadeh ... Nasim, the cyclist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shapoor Bakhshayi Shapoor Bakhshayi
Edris Chamani Edris Chamani ... the Mongol
Parviz Ghiasi Parviz Ghiasi
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Storyline

Mirza Ebrahim Khan, travels past in time to introduce cinematography to the previous king who can afford to pay for the new industry. But Nasser-e-din Shah takes an interest in the actress starring "Dokhtare Lor" movie and becomes an actor. Written by Kourosh Ghaniyoun

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | History

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Official Sites:

sourehcinema

Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian | English

Release Date:

1 February 1992 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Once Upon a Time, Cinema See more »

Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran

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Production Co:

Jozan Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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A film about the magic of cinema
30 June 2001 | by Tony RomeSee all my reviews

This film has many characteristics of classic cinema. It contains action, adventure, and romance. This film was made in Iran. The protagonist looks almost like Charlie Chaplain. He is given a chance to make films for the emperor. There are many scenes of people running on and off of movie screens, and in and out of old kinetiscope projectors. Some people might find this erratic, and tedious, but it helps project an idea of fantasy, or forgetting about ones problems, becoming engrossed in a film. This film is quite enjoyable, it is a sort of history of Iranian films. I give it an 8/10.


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