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Circumstance (2011)

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Nikohl Boosheri Nikohl Boosheri
Atafeh Hakimi
Sarah Kazemy Sarah Kazemy
Shireen Arshadi
Reza Sixo Safai Reza Sixo Safai
Mehran Hakimi
Soheil Parsa Soheil Parsa
Firouz Hakimi
Nasrin Pakkho Nasrin Pakkho
Azar Hakimi
Amir Barghashi Amir Barghashi
Mohammed Mehdi
Fariborz Daftari Fariborz Daftari
Shireen's Uncle

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Maryam Keshavarz Maryam Keshavarz
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I found a delightful film, beautiful script, enjoyable acting, beautiful art direction and everything else ... What is disenchanted is knowing that in Iran and many other countries with this "religion" exists outside of fiction, and women are deprived of many things. The world has gone through so much and it has not changed yet.

On the political level this film is sensational! It's a ... read more
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Description: Free-spirited Tehran teens Atafeh (Nikohl Boosheri) and Shireen (Sarah Kazemy) struggle with their burgeoning sexuality under the rigid rules of an oppressive theocracy in this provocative drama from first-time writer/producer/director Maryam Keshavarz. Atafeh comes from a wealthy family, and thrives on the energy and creativity of the Iranian capital's underground art scene. Her brother, Mehran, a former classical musician, has just returned from drug rehab. Determined to lead a righteous life, he renounces his former ways and seeks salvation through joining the morality police. Meanwhile, Atafeh and her best friend, Shireen, d ... (more)
Release date: 6 October 2011
Tags: Iran (5), Lesbian (3), Iranian (3), Drama (2), 2011 (2), Drugs (2), Politics (2), Crime (2), France (2), Religion (2), Lgbt (2), Surveillance (2), 2010s (1), Lesbian Romance (1), Marakesh Films (1), A Space Between (1), Usa (1), City (1), Persian (1)
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