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Sperm Whale (2015)

It's about an Iranian man who tells his life story from childhood to now and his love.


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Credited cast:
Mahnaz Afshar ... Roya
Vishka Asayesh ... Farnaz
Reza Attaran ... Arjang
Ali Ghorbanzadeh ... Tahghighi
Mohammad Amir Naji ... Panah (as Reza Naaji)
Sam Nouri Sam Nouri ... Dentist (as Sam Noori)
Hossein Soleimani Hossein Soleimani
Nader Soleymani Nader Soleymani ... Arjang's Father
Hanie Tavassoli ... Arjang's Mother


It's about an Iranian man who tells his life story from childhood to now and his love.

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Release Date:

20 May 2015 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Nahang e Anbar See more »

Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran

Company Credits

Production Co:

Seven Crystal Globe See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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It is the second highest grossing film of 2015 in Iran's local box office. The first is Mohammad Rasulolah by Majid Majidi. See more »

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4 March 2018 | by alireza-akhlaghi84See all my reviews

We all laughed with the sperm whale. When the humorous film laughs you, it's partly affecting your work. The ups and downs of the relationship are presented in a delightful showed and are familiar to any Iranian viewer, method, and style of the movie. You go to the past with the movie. Of course, it depends to a certain extent on your age, but a certain emotional affinities can be found with the first role story that dear Reza Attaran has taken. Reza Attaran has always been well versed in performing such roles. The film can be divided into two parts last and today. The past could, to a certain extent, contineus more peristent. In the form of indian movies we see different age groups that represent the history of a person. It's as if the movie merely plans to show the turning points of a person's life, in a humorous way. The humorous of a film stream can somehow affect the technical weaknesses of a movie so that when you laugh, you are unable to focus on understanding the events, it's easy to make mistakes In a movie you may ignore it. Of course, even in big movies, we see unexpected mistakes. This film, with the role of dear Reza Attaran and Mahnaz Afshar, is a humorous, narrative of a childish and continuous relationship, but (in my opinion) unconventional in the last years of separation and ultimately joining. The last stream in the film is much more impressive for the audience than the second half of the film. So, even in my mind, the key question remained: exactly where should you look for a rooted relationship in the past, regardless of quality?

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