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REVIEW: "About Elly"

It took five years but finally the US distribution rights for Asghar Farhadi’s “About Elly” were acquired bringing the highly acclaimed 2009 film to American theaters in 2015. 588 more words

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Stunning & Enigmatic: 'About Elly' Reviewed

Emotionally explosive and wonderfully amorphous, About Elly is a 2009 film out of Iran getting its well-deserved release in the U.S. just now. Directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi ( 349 more words


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This film starts with a simple image: we watch the opening credits from the inside of a mail box on a busy street, watching envelopes slip into the small crack of light in this otherwise dark space. 372 more words

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About Elly redefines the mystery movie by exploring human shortcomings -- a film review

You probably have not seen a mystery movie quite like About Elly. Much more than a whodunit, it’s an experience that involves the audience in a way few will expect. 659 more words


"About Elly"

Synopsis: With the return of their friend Ahmad from Germany, a group of old college pals (two married couples and a brother and sister, along with three young kids) decide to reunite for a weekend outing by the Caspian Sea. 247 more words


About Elly - Original Title: Darbareye Elly (2009)

Review by Helen Korda

The plot (or what it is about): A group of friends leaves Tehran in order to enjoy a few days of fun and relaxation at the seaside. 574 more words


Iranian film A 5-Star to premiere in North America at #VIWIFF2015

The Vancouver International Women in Film Festival is pleased to present the North American premiere of Iranian filmmaker Mashid Afsharzadeh’s sophomore feature film, A 5-Star… 512 more words

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