- 1h 46min
- Directed by: Jafar Panahi
- Cast: Kambuzia Partovi, Maryam Moqadam, Hadi Saeedi, Jafar Panahi
- Language: Persian
- UK release: 4 September 2015
An unnamed writer (Partovi) lives in a beach house with a dog when two strangers (Moqadam and Saeedi) turn up. Challenging, Pirandellian but weary and muddled work by Iranian director subjected to a government ban on filmmaking; his subsequent Taxi was far better, suggesting that this film served some positive, purging purpose.
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Closed Curtain31 Aug 2015
Challenging and ponderous effort from defiant Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi
It is almost half a decade since Iranian director Jafar Panahi was sentenced to six-years in jail and subjected to a 20-year ban on filmmaking. His clandestine work since then has inevitably focused on how you maintain any creative spark in such…
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