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Bodyguard (2016)

A government bodyguard protects a politician from a suicide bomber, and then begins to question his dedication to his job.

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Ebrahim Hatamikia
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Cast

Credited cast:
Parviz Parastui ... Haj Heidar Zabihi
Merila Zare'i ... Haj Heidar's Wife
Babak Hamidian ... Meisam Zarrin
Amir Aghaee Amir Aghaee ... (as Amir Aghaei)
Farhad Ghaemian Farhad Ghaemian
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ehsan Amani Ehsan Amani
Mahmoud Azizi Mahmoud Azizi
Amin Golestaneh Amin Golestaneh ... Drug dealer
Kimia Hosseini
Shila Khodadad Shila Khodadad ... Meisam's Fiance
Kamran Najafzadeh Kamran Najafzadeh
Parivash Nazarieh
Mohammad Rabbani Mohammad Rabbani
Pedram Sharifi Pedram Sharifi
Diba Zahedi Diba Zahedi
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Storyline

Whilst on a security assignment for an influential politician, the head of security detail encounters a threat from a suicide bomber. The threat is ultimately dealt with, but forces him to examine both the personal and professional ramifications of the event. From acclaimed director Ebrahim Hatamikia, 'Bodyguard' delivers an intriguing and exhilarating narrative. Also received Best Actor (Parviz Parastui) and Best Visual Effects awards at the 34th Fajr International Film Festival. Written by IMVBox.com

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

16 March 2016 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Badigard See more »

Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran See more »

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Production Co:

Owj Media See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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a triumph
24 June 2019 | by aminifatimaaaSee all my reviews

Bodyguard is tragic tale indeed. Ever so more poignant in the ever escalating tension Hatamkia creates. This masterpiece transcends itself into something a little different, something that has a great deal of emotional value, infused with action sequences and a tragedy that results in such a brutal finale, I was simply left gasping for air.


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