Leila
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An Iranian newlywed is happy until her tradition-minded, meddling mother-in-law starts insisting on having a male grandchild.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A richly developed psychodrama that reveals the crucial role self-esteem plays in our relationships."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"A film of great sadness, the tragedy of a love torn apart by each partner's overeagerness to please the other."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"This is a very compelling and subtle film, it shows the current conflict in Iran between modernity and Islamic tradition."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A powerfully articulated and subtle drama from famous Iranian director Dariush Mehrjui."
‑ Dustin Putman, DustinPutman.com
"From the first frame to the last, you feel an intimacy with Leila that is the result of flawless direction and excellent writing."
‑ Maria Garcia, Film Journal International
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