Title: Shirin
Country: Iran
Year: 2008
Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami
Cast: Mahnaz Afshar, Pegah Ahangarani, Taraneh Alidoosti
Duration: 92 min.
Language: Persian
Plot: 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 twelfth century, put on stage by Kiarostami. The development of the text — long a favorite in Persia and the Middle East — remains invisible to the viewer of the film, the whole story is told by the faces of the women watching the show.

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