Shirin
Shirin (2009)

A hundred and fourteen famous Iranian theater and cinema actresses and a French star: mute spectators at a theatrical representation of Khosrow and Shirin, a Persian poem from the 12th century, put on stage by Kiarostami. The development of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 24, 2010
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A unique movie viewing experience.

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

(Kiarostami) studies the roadmap of the face, faces of women both young and old, faces framed by head scarves that are limned by the flickering light of the faux movie screen.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The melodramatic, passionate "Shirin" story drives everything forward, and gazing at the faces of these amazing women can be a compelling experience in itself.

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