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Shirin Reviews

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com
July 10, 2010
It powerfully reminds us of the persuasiveness of art as it simultaneously stresses the humanist perspective of its singular, innovative creator.
Full Review | Original Score: 67/100
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
October 29, 2009
Shirin isn't nearly as dull as it sounds; the melodramatic, passionate "Shirin" story drives everything forward, and gazing at the faces of these amazing women can be a compelling experience in itself.
Anton Bitel
Little White Lies
June 26, 2009
for all the probing beauty of Kiarostami's close-ups, Shirin depends entirely on a concept better suited to a shorter duration. By the 20-minute mark, the viewer has got it - and from there on in, the film is just a pretty face (or several).
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