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Mahi va gorbeh (Fish & Cat) (2013)

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A number of students have traveled to the Caspian region in order to participate in a kite-flying event during the winter solstice. Next to their camp is a small hut occupied by three cooks who work at a nearby restaurant.

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Critic Reviews for Mahi va gorbeh (Fish & Cat)

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Mokri's eye for dashing aesthetics also renders his film bloated and drifting off-tangent.

February 7, 2015 | Full Review…

Shahram Mokri's highly original second feature combines formal experimentation with a sly sense of humor and a surprising feeling for American genre conventions.

February 7, 2015 | Full Review…
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Mokri does such a good job messing with your head that you might overlook the extraordinary ensemble players, who easily navigate the cascading narrative turns.

February 5, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

It's easy to praise Iranian director Shahram Mokri's Fish & Cat for its conceptual daring and technical achievement and much harder to sit through its agonisingly slow and repetitive 134 minutes.

February 7, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The rare example of when it's fun to be f***ed with. Frankly, you can't buy reveals as good as Fish & Cat's got.

June 12, 2014 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

The film is a game: Shahram Mokri challenges his viewers to grip parallel narrative threads in what feels like suspiciously real time, rather than to assemble or contextualize any metaphorical ones.

March 22, 2014 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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