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Mirza Norooz's Shoes (1985)

Kafsh-haye Mirza Norooz (original title)
In this comedy set in premodern Iran Mirza Norooz is a pharmacist who is unwilling to discard his old worn-out shoes and buy new ones. This causes the people in his town to ridicule him and... See full summary »

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Dariush Farhang, Susan Taslimi (first story)

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Credited cast:
Ali Nassirian ... Mirza Norooz
Mohamad Ali Keshavarz
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Reza Abdi Reza Abdi
Kazem Afrandnia Kazem Afrandnia
Saeed Amir Soleymani
Zahra Boroomand Zahra Boroomand
Gohar Golkar Gohar Golkar
Asghar Khandan Asghar Khandan
Jamshid Layegh Jamshid Layegh
Ezzatollah Ramazanifar Ezzatollah Ramazanifar
Sami Tahasuni Sami Tahasuni
Mohammad Varshochi Mohammad Varshochi
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In this comedy set in premodern Iran Mirza Norooz is a pharmacist who is unwilling to discard his old worn-out shoes and buy new ones. This causes the people in his town to ridicule him and makes him unfit to appear at public functions. His wife and children are no longer able to tolerate the situation. They have left him and made the purchase of new shoes the condition for their return. Mirza finally decides to buy new shoes with much bitterness. He tries to discard his old worn-out shoes, but they cause problems for him no matter what he does with them. Things get so bad that he is almost beheaded by mistake. He finally gets relief when his old shoes are publicly burned. He then goes back to a peaceful life with his wife and children, who have come back home.

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

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