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Argo (2012)

Ben Affleck directs and stars in this 1970’s political thriller about the extraordinary real-life efforts by the CIA to rescue 6 US citizens caught up in the storming of the US embassy in Tehran and the 1979 revolution engulfing Iran as a whole at the time of the return of the Ayatollah Khomeini. Read on to see if this pot-boiler of a story boils over… Continue reading

About Elly (2009) aka Darbareye Elly (Original title)

3 families go off for a weekend away together at a beachside holiday villa on the Northern Iranian coast. The reason? Their newly divorced friend, Ahmad, is joining them from his home in Germany. Sepideh (played by “Body of Lies” Golshifteh Farahani) wants to set Ahmad up with the only other singleton on the trip, … Continue reading


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