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Heiran (2009)





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During the rule of Taliban in Afghanistan, about three million Afghans, who were mostly illegal immigrants, fled to Iran and caused numerous problems for the Iranian society to accept them. This film depicts the story of a 17-year-old rural girl by the name of Mahi (Fish), who comes from a war-stricken family in southern Iran. Mahi falls in love with an Afghan student named Heiran, who has come to their village to work. However, Mahi's family being strictly against her marriage to an Afghan, forces Mahi to choose one between her family and an Afghan boy.more
Rating: PG (for thematic elements, language and smoking)
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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The point is effective, though the story paints itself into a corner with the mawkish particulars of Mahi's misery.

Full Review… | October 7, 2010
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