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The Circle (Dayereh) (2000)

The Circle
7.4 Rating
(35 ratings)
7.5 IMDB rating
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Mojgan Faramarzi Mojgan Faramarzi
Mojgan - Prostitute
Elham Saboktakin Elham Saboktakin
Elham - Nurse
Monir Arab Monir Arab
Monir - Ticket Seller
Maryam Shayegan Maryam Shayegan
Khadijeh Moradi Khadijeh Moradi

Written by
Kambuzia Partovi Kambuzia Partovi
(written by)
Jafar Panahi Jafar Panahi


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3 years, 8 months ago at Feb 2 20:48
After seeing this bold and brilliant narrative film, I need to see more from Jafar Panahi. He's a brilliant director with connecting characters with scenes.
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Description: In a hospital waiting room a woman learns her daughter, Solmaz Gholami, has just given birth. The ultrasound test had prepared the family for a boy. The baby, it turns out, is a girl. The joy the mother anticipated turns to terror for she knows her son-in-law's family will abandon her daughter. The old woman flees as the in-laws arrive. On the crowded streets of Tehran - a place where women are not permitted to stay out on their own or smoke in public - two women are also on the run. Arezou and Nargess have just been granted temporary leave from prison but they have no plans to return. They manage to scrounge together enough mon ... (more)
Release date: 9 September 2000
UPC: 720917530727
Tags: Sort (1), SnP (1), Drama (1), Iranian (1), Spiritual Cinema (1)
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