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The Last Step (2012)

Pele akher (original title)
A dead man tells us about his feelings and his life.

Director:

Ali Mosaffa

Writer:

Ali Mosaffa (screenplay)
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3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Leila Hatami ... Leyli
Ali Mosaffa ... Khosro Shahidi
Alireza Aghakhani Alireza Aghakhani ... Dr. Amin
Hamed Behdad
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kianoosh Gerami Kianoosh Gerami ... Khodabande
Nezamoddin Kiaie Nezamoddin Kiaie
Ali Asghar Tabasi Ali Asghar Tabasi
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Storyline

"Lily" (Leila Hatami) is a movie star whose husband had died recently. She thinks he's still alive and feels him everywhere. Suddenly, she is on the set of her new movie and starts laughing in front of the camera. Written by Persian Star

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Genres:

Drama

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Ali Mosaffa's 2nd feature film. See more »

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step by step, to the last step!
25 October 2012 | by abbmoradiSee all my reviews

Sitting on my chair at Mercury Cinema, i was not that optimistic about the feature being even worth the time and money, specially when you see that the director is also the writer and lead actor! and i didn't feel any better for the first couple of minutes, but things changed!

Ali Mosaffa has gift wrapped the story to gradually unfold it before your eyes, and with peeling off each layer you constantly feel surprised and eager to learn what's next! Things that looks stupid and awkward in the beginning gradually starts to make sense and deeply touch the viewer.

The film has frequent symbolic references which is a signature for many Iranian movies, The beautiful and otherwise "perfect" house with the lame 'last step' resembles every seemingly "perfect" thing in life spoiled by an unwelcome imperfection - including the life itself, it's like Mosaffa has pictured death, the Last Step to any life, as the ultimate imperfection!

The film had so much to offer, and didn't leave me high and dry in the end, and fortunately it's 'imperfections' didn't rob me off the joy of watching it.


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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

11 February 2013 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran

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Road Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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