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Circumstance

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Circumstance | RELIGIOUS BROTHER Reza Sixo Safai as Mehran in Circumstance
Brian Rigney Hubbard

Circumstance

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
107 minutes
Limited Release Date:
08/26/11
distributor:
Roadside Attractions
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

Iranian-American writer-director Maryam Keshavarz won a 2011 Sundance Audience Award for this stirringly sensual, American-produced debut feature about the urge for personal freedom and its consequences in a repressive society. Here, love and attraction between two teenage girls put them on a collision course with Tehran society in general and one girl’s troubled, increasingly religious brother in particular. A?

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