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Khanei ruye ab (2002)

A surrealist story about Dr. Sepidbakht who one night when driving hit an angel with his car and his hand is injured deeply by touching that angel's fingers. He has several problems in his ... See full summary »

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Bahman Farmanara
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ezzatolah Entezami ... Dr. Sepidbakht's father
Reza Kianian ... Dr. Reza Sepidbakht
Hediyeh Tehrani ... Jale Tirandaz
Jamshid Mashayekhi ... Dr. Latifian
Bita Farahi ... Mrs. Taleghani
Behnaz Jafari ... Mojgan Ahadi
Roya Nonahali ... Mrs. Mohammadi
Hossein Kasbian Hossein Kasbian ... Jale's father
Mohsen Ghazi Moradi Mohsen Ghazi Moradi
Mehran Rajabi Mehran Rajabi
Qhasem Zare Qhasem Zare
Shabnam Toloui Shabnam Toloui ... Secretary
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maryam Boubani Maryam Boubani
Valiyollah Shirandami Valiyollah Shirandami ... Mr. Shiri
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Storyline

A surrealist story about Dr. Sepidbakht who one night when driving hit an angel with his car and his hand is injured deeply by touching that angel's fingers. He has several problems in his life that during the story are unfolds. His past relationships with some women colleagues, his old father, his addicted son who returned home from the west and some unknown guys who chase him and want to kill him. Written by Ibrahim

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian | English

Release Date:

19 March 2003 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

A House Built on Water See more »

Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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This film became best picture of the year at Fajr Film Festival 2002. See more »

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One of the best Iranian movies of 2002
24 November 2004 | by PeykanTMSee all my reviews

This movie shows us the life of a doctor who is ruining his life day by day. The movie shows some of the problems of Iranian society today very well, and all actors did a brilliant job. The movie is a bit metaphorical, and it might not make sense at first, but thats part of the beauty of the film. It is up to the viewer to decide what happened and what will happen. Kianian gained a lot of weight to play the main role, and rightfully receive the Crystal Simorgh (Iranian Oscar) award for best male actor in a leading role. If you have been to Iran, and want to see a good description of today's Iran get this movie right away!


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