Zendan-e zanan (Women's Prison) (2002)

Zendan-e zanan (Women's Prison)





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Iranian social issues are intimately explored in this thoughtful prison drama from director Manijeh Hekmat. When midwife Mitra (Roya Nonahali) is sentenced to an extended stay in prison for the murder of her mother's abusive husband, devout Muslim warden Tehereh (Roya Taymourian) delivers a series of punishments in hopes of breaking the young offender, including a harsh reprimand for delivering a baby in her cell while prison guards take shelter during an Iraqi bombing raid. Gaining a bit of … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Written By: Farid Mostafavi
On DVD: Dec 19, 2006


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