Iranian-American writer-director Maryam Keshavarz won a 2011 Sundance Audience Award for this stirringly sensual, American-produced debut feature about the urge for personal freedom and its consequences in a repressive society. Here, love and attraction between two teenage girls put them on a collision course with Tehran society in general and one girl’s troubled, increasingly religious brother in particular. A?
RELIGIOUS BROTHER Reza Sixo Safai as Mehran in Circumstance (Brian Rigney Hubbard)
Genre: Drama; Release Date Limited: 08/26/2011; Runtime (in minutes): 107; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Roadside Attractions
Posted August 25 2011 — 12:00 AM EDT
- Rob Lowe roast: Jewel slams Ann Coulter, Peyton Manning tweaks Tom Brady
- Fall TV premiere dates: Find out when every show will debut
- Alison Brie joins Jenji Kohan's all-female wrestling series 'G.L.O.W.'
- Riz Ahmed delivers his own ferdict on ‘The Night Of’ finale
- Rudy Giuliani slams Beyoncé 'I saved more black lives' than her
- Jay Z, Beyoncé, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian hung out after the VMAs
- Britney Spears wants to collaborate with Justin Timberlake