Taxi Tehran (12) | Home Ents Review
Feb22

Taxi Tehran (12) | Home Ents Review

Perhaps the hardest thing to do and do proficiently in today’s modern day film industry is ‘subtlety’: the confidence to subtly express concerns or criticisms regarding our current political environment.

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Closed Curtain (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep03

Closed Curtain (15) | Close-Up Film Review

Dir. Jafar Panahi and Kambuzia Partovi, Iran, 2013, 106 mins, Persian with English subtitles Cast: Kambuzia Partovia, Maryam Moqadam, Jafar Panahi, Hadi Saeedi, Boy the Dog To say Closed Curtain is a reflexive film would be a massive understatement. Simultaneously, Closed Curtain is a film about courage, the director (Panahi) being banned from making films but nevertheless perseveres; and cowardice as the film’s characters take solace...

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