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The Love-stricken (1992)

Del Shodegan (original title)
A movie about the Iranian classical musicians in Ghajar era and their struggle to release their first Record which takes them on a journey to France.

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Ali Hatami
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Faramarz Sadighi Faramarz Sadighi ... Maestro Delnavaz
Amin Tarokh ... Taher Khan Bahr-eh Nour
Akbar Abdi ... Agha Faraj Boulsik
Jamshid Hashempur ... Iran's Ambassador to France
Jalal Moghadam Jalal Moghadam ... Issa Khan Wazir
Saeed Poursamimi Saeed Poursamimi ... Naser-Khan Deylaman
Mohamad Ali Keshavarz ... Mirza Mahmoud Mohandes
Hamid Jebeli ... Khosro Khan Rahawi
Saeed Amir Soleymani ... The regent
Fathali Oveisi Fathali Oveisi ... Monsieur Julie
Rogheyeh Chehreh-Azad ... Taher's nanny
Shahla Riahi ... Delnavaz's Wife
Turan Mehrzad Turan Mehrzad ... Naser Khan's Wife
Mehri Vadadian Mehri Vadadian ... Faraj's Mother
Soroor Nejatollahi Soroor Nejatollahi ... Khosor Khan's Wife
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Storyline

His imperial majesty Ahmad Shah Qajar asks a group of musicians, unaffiliated with the royal court, to record a sample of Persian Classical Music at the Conservatoire de Paris. A group of best musicians gather under the direction of Maestro Delnavaz. Once the royal palace withdraws their support and the french counter part betrays the musicians, some of the best Iranian talents are left in Paris penniless. Written by Pouyan Zeus

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

1992 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

The Love-stricken See more »

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One of the very few movies that made me cry.
6 January 2005 | by shalghamSee all my reviews

Ali Hatami did it again. Probably for the last time in his great life, he made a movie that will keep his name above all other directors . He has gathered all these superstars including:Amin Tarokh, Akbar Abdi, Hamid Jebeli, Mohammad ALi Keshavarz, Jalal Moghaddam, Jamshid HAshempoor and her daughter, Leila Hatami to make the one and only musical film of our country, Iran. While Ahmad Shah Ghajar is ruling in Iran, a French businessman takes responsibility to take some of the best Iranian musicians to Paris and record some of the oldest Iranian traditional songs and music. Agha Hosein Delnavaz takes responsibility of the artists. The French businessman leaves them by themselves when they reach Paris, but Agha Hosein Delnavaz sells his home to provide the money to finish the job and record the songs. The money of selling the house also finishes and the group now has to put a concert to make money. In the concert, Taher Khan who is the singer sings so deeply and puts the light back in the eyes of a Turkish Princes. Taher Khan dies in doing that and the rest of the group leave France to Iran by the ship. The ship sinks by the flames of the first world war, with all the records and artists in it. I don't know why, but I cried watching this movie and that doesn't happen often. The songs by Mohammadreza Shajarian and the traditional music is so deep and so strong that can make anybody cry. The feelings are very strong and the end kills you. Watching this movie is a must for whoever who loves films, musics, or love.


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