Forbidden to perform their indie rock in Iran, a young female singer and her musician boyfriend prowl Tehran looking for bandmates and making plans to escape to Europe in No One Knows About Persian Cats. Director Bahman Ghobadi (Turtles Can Fly) shot his faux documentary in secret, and the close-to-the-ground style compensates for the tenuous narrative structure by capturing the energy and variety of Tehran’s music scene in all its bravery. (Available on cable via on demand) A-
IRAN SO FAR Negar Shaghi and Ashkan Koshanejad have a song to sing No One Knows About Persian Cats (Mijfilm)
Genre: Drama; Starring: Negar Shaghaghi; Director: Bahman Ghobadi; Author: Bahman Ghobadi, Hossein Mortezaeiyan, Roxana Saberi
Posted April 15 2010 — 12:00 AM EDT
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