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The Grand Day (1989)

Rooz-e bashokooh (original title)
In the years before the Iranian revolution, after winning the Asian Gold Medal a bicycling champion named Gol Aqa [Ali Reza Khamseh] received an enthusiastic welcome from his compatriots ... See full summary »

Director:

Kianoush Ayari

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ali Nassirian ... The governor
Ali Reza Khamseh ... Gol Agha
Jamshid Hashempur
Iraj Tahmasb ... Yahya
Gohar Kheirandish ... The governor's wife
Hassan Rezai ... Hassan Gherghi
Valiyollah Shirandami Valiyollah Shirandami ... Gol Agha's father
Saeed Amir Soleymani ... Parvizi
Mehri Mehrnia Mehri Mehrnia ... Gol Agha's mother
Rooh-angiz Mohtada Rooh-angiz Mohtada
Fatemeh Taheri Fatemeh Taheri
Azima Azita Azima Azita
Fujan Arefpoor Fujan Arefpoor
Shalizeh Arefpoor Shalizeh Arefpoor
Mohsen Mokari Mohsen Mokari ... Yadi
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In the years before the Iranian revolution, after winning the Asian Gold Medal a bicycling champion named Gol Aqa [Ali Reza Khamseh] received an enthusiastic welcome from his compatriots when he returned to his birthplace in the City of Semnan. The government officials in his town immediately ordered that he attend a meeting about welcoming the shah's sister Ashraf Pahlavi on her arrival in the city. The district governor [Ali Nassirian] and the military and security officials asked Gol Aqa to use his popularity to persuade the people to make the carpets in their homes available to the district governor for carpeting the welcome route. Gol Aga did not agree to this but after his fiancee's brother, who was a city journalist, was abducted to provoke him, he asked the district governor and the military officials to respond and invite the people to participate. Gol Aqa's father Os Khaled [Valiyollah Shirandami] was opposed to participation by his son and the people of the town in the ... Written by John Green

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

6 December 1989 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

The Grand Day See more »

Filming Locations:

Semnan, Iran

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hedayat Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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