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A Iranian man (Akbar Abdi) stuck in Turkey, desperately wants to get a VISA to go to America. He starts dressing up as a woman in hopes of marrying an American man to get American citizenship, but he starts having doubts and...

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Davood Mir-Bagheri
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Cast

Credited cast:
Akbar Abdi ... Abbas / Dorna
Dariush Arjmand ... Esi Khan
Parviz Parastui ... Javad
Azita Hajian Azita Hajian ... Donya
Mohamad Reza Sharifinia ... Ali Kopol
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mehdi Fat'hi Mehdi Fat'hi ... Churchill
Sirus Gorjestani Sirus Gorjestani ... Arayeshgar
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A middle-aged man named Abbas, desperate to leave Iran for America, longs for a visa that would allow him to travel to the U.S. In his desperation, the man begins dressing as a woman in the hope of ensnaring an American man and entering the country that way. By changing his clothes and applying make-up, Abbas transforms into Dorna, but as events unfold and scenarios become increasingly complicated, Abbas begins to have his doubts. Fusing comedy, drama and romance, Davood Mirbagheri's 'Snow Man' has gone on to become one of the highest-grossing Iranian films of all time. Written by IMVBox.com

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Iran

Language:

English | Turkish | Persian

Release Date:

October 1997 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

The Snowman See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Finally after near 3 years of it's premiere in Fajr Festival the film was permitted to be screened in Iran in fall 1997 and also it's been played by the Iranian television several times. See more »

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FUNNY FUNNY FUNNY!
11 February 2001 | by HoomanBSee all my reviews

This movie is a comedy/romantic/drama and you can't stop laughing until the end of the movie! The movie's about a guy who is trying to immigrate to USA using illegal ways and the only way for him to get to USA is to become a WOMAN and marry an American guy! CHECK-IT-OUT Yourself!


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