Manuscripts Don't Burn
- 125 min
- 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 Burn8 Sep 2014
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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