Inversion (Varoonegi)


Inversion (Varoonegi)

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Niloofar (Sahar Dolatshahi), a 35-year-old woman, is forced by her family to accompany her ailing mother in an exodus of Tehran when the air pollution in the city threatens her health, despite the fact that Niloofar is a successful business owner. Behnam Behzadi directed this family drama, which confronts the tradition of Iranian society and its views of women.


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  • A thoughtful meditation on female agency in contemporary Tehran.

    May 19, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • It is an involving story, but I found it sometimes a little dessicated, and the ending rather shies away from the intractable dilemmas that had been so painful.

    May 18, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Like Asghar Farhadi's acclaimed recent movies, this is a story about middle-class Tehran and the layers of conflict that evolve out of seemingly ordinary circumstances.

    May 15, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • The smog that envelopes the teeming metropolis of Tehran, graying out tall buildings and infecting people's lungs, becomes an ominous sign of the times in veteran director Behnam Behzadi's penetrating drama Inversion.

    May 20, 2016 | Full Review…
  • The audience looks at Niloofar and feels so connected to her eager vitality that we want her to be everything that she can be. But she's living in a society where that desire must take a back just about everything else.

    May 18, 2016 | Full Review…
  • Plainly directed and framed, and dramatically rather unengaging...

    Apr 3, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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