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The Iran Job (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Sport | 21 February 2013 (Germany)
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A documentary that follows one year in the life of American pro basketball player Kevin Sheppard, who signed on to play for the upstart Iranian Super League team A.S. Shiraz.

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Till Schauder

Writer:

Till Schauder
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Sheppard Kevin Sheppard ... Self
Eunice Sheppard Eunice Sheppard ... Self - Kevin Sheppard's grandmother
Leah Sheppard Leah Sheppard ... Self
Gholam Reza Khajeh Gholam Reza Khajeh ... Self - owner of basketball team A. S. Shiraz
Asadollah Kabir Asadollah Kabir ... Self - A. S. Shiraz's coach
Zoran Majkic Zoran Majkic ... Self - team member (as Zoran)
Hilda Hilda ... Self - physiotherapist
Elaheh Elaheh ... Self
Laleh Laleh ... Self
Ali Doraghi Ali Doraghi ... Self - team member
Kami Jamshidvand Kami Jamshidvand ... Self - team member
Mehdi Shirjang Mehdi Shirjang ... Self - team member
Ramin Ahmadi Ramin Ahmadi ... Self - political scientist
Waitari Marsh Waitari Marsh ... Self - team member
Hemzel Shimishi Hemzel Shimishi ... Self - team member
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At the height of international tension between America and Iran, Kevin Sheppard, a charismatic African-American basketball player accepts an offer to play professional basketball in Iran. What begins as a desire to 'explore the unknown' ends in an emotional roller-coaster as he forms an unlikely alliance with three young Iranian women against the backdrop of revolutionary social upheaval in Iran. Written by Anonymous

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The story of an American basketball player in Iran.

Genres:

Documentary | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Amazing
30 November 2018 | by raselyariSee all my reviews

It is an amazing movie. An American basketball player arrives in Iran with misconceptions and returns to the United States with a transformed image.


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Country:

USA | Iran | Germany

Language:

English | Persian

Release Date:

21 February 2013 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

From Texas to Tehran See more »

Filming Locations:

Shiraz, Iran

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,295, 30 September 2012

Gross USA:

$23,115

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,115
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