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; Runtime (in minutes): 107; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Roadside Attractions
Posted August 25 2011 — 12:00 AM EDT
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