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

April 14, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 11, 2001
A hauntingly simple, profound and beautiful movie.
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 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
Through Meshkini's lens, their stories are sad, funny, cathartic and beautiful.
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
Exhilarating.
April 6, 2001
Slight but affecting.
April 6, 2001
Beautiful and poignant.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
April 6, 2001
You leave not only engaged with the three main characters, but also wondering about their fate, hoping for the best.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 6, 2001
It has only fitful power as a work of art and/or entertainment.
April 6, 2001
Still more evidence of how healthy and alive the Iranian cinema is, even in a society we think of as closed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 6, 2001
Its central image instantly leaps into the pantheon of world cinema with a rightness and an urgency that glue your eyes to the screen.
April 5, 2001
So breathtakingly textural, so empathic in its images, that it transcends its context and achieves timelessness.
April 5, 2001
In the uncluttered directness that distinguishes so many of the most memorable Iranian films, Meshkini's movie takes us into three lives at crucial junctures.
April 5, 2001
The images evolve from poignant to oblique, but the effort to express the theme of independence in different ways keeps the film from seeming heavy-handed.
April 5, 2001
Imbued with Makhmalbaf's surreal poignancy and soul-shaking ironies.
April 5, 2001
[Meshkini's] filmmaking debut announces the arrival of an undeniable talent that has come of age.
April 4, 2001
The sense of cosmic simultaneity [is] the most effective aspect of the film.
February 7, 2001
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
February 7, 2001
Meshkini communicates a personal vision in terms all women (and certainly many men) can feel deeply.