Tabous (Zohre & Manouchehr)

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Release Date: March 18, 2005

1h 10m | Documentary


Over the course of three years, Iranian filmmaker Mitra Farahani interviewed Iranians of different ages and types: a young woman living in freedom, a teen living at home, a transsexual, a retired soldier and a prostitute.

With great candor, they expressed their thoughts about love, especially sexuality, in a country dominated by Islam, where affection is prohibited in public and virginity is essential for a woman wishing to marry. The testimonies are interspersed by the enactment of an erotic Persian poem from the XIXe century written by Iraj Mirza.

Director: Mitra Farahani
Studio: K-Films Amérique
Producer(s): Mitra Farahani
Cast: Coralie Revel, Sophiane Benrezzak
Writer(s): Mitra Farahani
Official Site: http://www.tabous-lefilm.com

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