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

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Empire Magazine
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
This is just about the lightest and most agreeable of the umpteen Iranian films I've seen.

Film Threat
December 17, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 1, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
April 14, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
Marrit Ingman
Austin Chronicle
March 10, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Film Threat
January 7, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Jamie Russell
BBC.com
December 31, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
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
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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
May 11, 2001
A hauntingly simple, profound and beautiful movie.
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
April 24, 2001
...pulsing with energy, fear, and determination
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
April 16, 2001
What appears on the screen has a starkness that is almost indelible.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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-
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
April 11, 2001
A scathing indictment of the harsh, stifling treatment of women in Iran.
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
April 9, 2001
This film catapults Meshkini into the 'Someone to Watch' category.
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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
April 6, 2001
Short on drama but long on poetry.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
April 6, 2001
An episodic drama rich in sly humor and symbolic imagery.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Ken Fox
TV Guide
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.
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John Zebrowski
Seattle Times
April 6, 2001
Through Meshkini's lens, their stories are sad, funny, cathartic and beautiful.
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 6, 2001
Achieves its social commentary through passion and poetry.
Read More | Original Score: A
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