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No One Knows About Persian Cats

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IRAN SO FAR Negar Shaghi and Ashkan Koshanejad have a song to sing No One Knows About Persian Cats
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No One Knows About Persian Cats

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
Limited Release Date:
04/16/10
performer:
Negar Shaghaghi
director:
Bahman Ghobadi
author:
58940, 65903, 77012
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

Forbidden to perform their indie rock in Iran, a young female singer and her musician boyfriend prowl Tehran looking for bandmates and making plans to escape to Europe in No One Knows About Persian Cats. Director Bahman Ghobadi (Turtles Can Fly) shot his faux documentary in secret, and the close-to-the-ground style compensates for the tenuous narrative structure by capturing the energy and variety of Tehran’s music scene in all its bravery. (Available on cable via on demand) A-

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