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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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Bahman Ghobadi's fifth full-length feature unveils Tehran's underground music scene, revealing a pulsating world of rappers, indie kids and thrash metallers forced to practice in dinghy basements and hide their NMEs from the law.
The blend of tunes and plot works just fine as a daisy chain of music videos, though some of the glossier segments feel out of place in an otherwise rough-hewn film about art in the face of repression. These cats are wild at heart.
Transporting the audience into Tehran's illegal underworld scene of "western-influenced" music, director Bahman Ghobadi reveals America's pervasive influence of indie rock and rap music on Iran's youth.