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Septembers of Shiraz (2015)

PG-13 | | Thriller | 24 June 2016 (USA)
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Prior to the Iranian revolution it was a place where people of all religions were allowed to flourish. This is the story of a prosperous Jewish family who abandon everything before they are consumed by the passions of revolutionaries.

Director:

Wayne Blair

Writers:

Hanna Weg (screenplay by), Dalia Sofer (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shohreh Aghdashloo ... Habibeh
Salma Hayek ... Farnez
Adrien Brody ... Isaac
Gabriella Wright ... Farideh
Alon Aboutboul ... Mohsen (as Alon Moni Aboutboul)
Anthony Azizi ... Mehdi
Ben Youcef ... Muezzin
Nasser Memarzia ... Mansoor
Bashar Rahal ... Komiteh Member
Jamie Ward ... Parviz Amin
Boyko Krastanov Boyko Krastanov ... Young Man
Maggie Parto ... Voice Over
Alain Ali Washnevsky ... Behrouz Godsi (as Alain Washnevsky)
Ariana Molkara ... Shirin
Velislav Pavlov Velislav Pavlov ... Hossein
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Prior to the Iranian revolution it was a place where people of all religions were allowed to flourish. This is the story of a prosperous Jewish family who abandon everything before they are consumed by the passions of revolutionaries.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic content involving interrogation, brutality and disturbing images, and for some partial nudity and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

It's based on the 2007 novel The Septembers of Shiraz by Dalia Sofer. See more »

Goofs

When Isaac is put against a concrete wall to be shot (but purposely missed just to scare him), the bullet holes in the wall around him are clearly made by explosive squibs inside the wall, not by bullets hitting it from the outside. See more »

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Title Card: Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there. -Jalal ad-Din Rumi, 13th Century Pesian Mystic
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The Voice of the Prophet
Written by Tito Rinesi
Published by Flipper srl. Edizioni Musicali (SIAE)/Henning Music (BMI)
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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Enthralling ..
13 October 2020 | by samabc-31952See all my reviews

This movie may have hit the snag mostly because the novel is very well written and the movie is kind of an abysmal adaptation of it.. but the story is quite enthralling, story revolves around a Jewish Iranian family and its struggle and escape from it during late 1970s as Iran sees the rise of Islamic fundamentalists ...


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

24 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Sofia, Bulgaria

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