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Manuscripts Don't Burn

Manuscripts Don't Burn
  • 2013
  • Iran
  • 125 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Mohammad Rasoulof
  • UK release: 12 September 2014

Iranian thriller based on real events; due to the incendiary subject matter, the cast and crew are uncredited. Although it could have done with a touch more ferocity to match its conviction, it's a severe and bravely critical film that those outside Iran need to see.

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Manuscripts Don't Burn

8 Sep 20144 stars

A courageously critical thriller from Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof

Writer-director Mohammad Rasoulof has been a thorn in the Iranian security service's side for years and his latest dry yet bravely critical effort has only exacerbated matters. It's a solemn thriller based on real events that echoes his frustrations and…

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