Keswick Film Club - Circumstance

Friday 22nd February 1:00 PM

Circumstance 

Director: Maryam Keshavarz Country: Iran
Cert: 15 Year: 2011 Length: 107 mins
Circumstance

Audience Reaction

Score: 70.83% Attendance: 96

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Synopsis

Two vivacious girls begin to discover their sexuality, their desires and the limitations placed on them by the society in which they live. Set in modern Iran, this is a story of seldom seen Iranian youth culture. Positive, fun-filled lives fuelled by parties, defiance and more may not be the conventional take on life in Iran so be prepared to re-evaluate any media driven preconceptions.

This is a film that reveals how two women defy the rules, despite the dangers, to live their lives as they wish.

Thanks to Peccadillo Pictures.

Critics

open_quote Stirringly sensual. Grade: A- close_quote Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly


open_quote Stunning! An amazingly accomplished and complex first feature from a filmmaker with something to say and the talent to say it. close_quote The Hollywood Reporter


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