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Roozi ke zan shodam (The Day I Became a Woman) Reviews

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May 26, 2006
This is just about the lightest and most agreeable of the umpteen Iranian films I've seen.
September 28, 2001
..."The Day I Became a Woman" doesn't really capture the imagination at the end.
| Original Score: 2/4
May 23, 2001
"The Day I Became a Woman" is a trio of fables which simply yet evocatively lay out the problems of being a woman in Iran.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 11, 2001
A hauntingly simple, profound and beautiful movie.
May 2, 2001
These simple episodes are all admirable but rarely engaging.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 24, 2001
...pulsing with energy, fear, and determination
| Original Score: 3.5/4
April 16, 2001
What appears on the screen has a starkness that is almost indelible.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
April 13, 2001
Creates a flow of symbolism so potent, so transporting in its physicality, that its impact all but transcends its righteous liberal 'meaning.'
Full Review | Original Score: A-
April 11, 2001
A scathing indictment of the harsh, stifling treatment of women in Iran.
April 10, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
April 9, 2001
This film catapults Meshkini into the 'Someone to Watch' category.
April 6, 2001
Short on drama but long on poetry.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 6, 2001
An episodic drama rich in sly humor and symbolic imagery.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 6, 2001
A bold, vibrant piece of filmmaking that dares to not only question the justice of sexist orthodoxy, but to demonstrate the poignancy of lives trapped and twisted within its confines.
April 6, 2001
Through Meshkini's lens, their stories are sad, funny, cathartic and beautiful.
April 6, 2001
Achieves its social commentary through passion and poetry.
Read More | Original Score: A
April 6, 2001
Each of [Meshkini's] stories has the timeless quality of a fable, and each has wisdom and a quiet, stoic sense of defiance in the face of patriarchal tradition.
April 6, 2001
Too flimsy and brief (at a scant 78 minutes) to really have an impact.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 6, 2001
April 6, 2001
Slight but affecting.
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