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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

Festival Highlights

AGE OF LOVE, starring Leila Hatami, nominated in ten different categories at FAJR FESTIVAL

TEHRAN – It was announced today that “Age of Love,” (“Dorane Asheghi” or دوران عاشقی in the original Farsi title) which stars Leila Hatami, was nominated in the following ten categories in the running for a Crystal Simorgh in the ongoing Fajr Festival, as follows: 82 more words


A Separation / Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (2011)

Film review of the Iranian divorce drama A Separation (2011) from director Asghar Farhadi. 824 more words


A Separation

Nader and Simin have been married 14 years and have a daughter just weeks away from her 11th birthday and some important exams. However, they’re getting separated. 788 more words