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'My Second Year in College' ('Sal-e Dovvom-e Danehkadeh-ye Man'): Film Review

'My Second Year in College' ('Sal-e Dovvom-e Danehkadeh-ye Man'): Film Review

Another closely observed, sympathetic portrait of a young woman navigating her own way through Iranian society, My Second Year in College (Sal-e Dovvom-e Danehkadeh-ye Man) is full of nuances and almost embarrassingly intimate glimpses into the hopes and fantasies of an inexperienced girl. The title has the first-person directness of I’m Taraneh, 15, the 2007 film that brought director Rasoul Sadrameli to international attention.

Subtle shooting and a well-chosen cast that includes Ali Mosaffa are big pluses, even if the main story about a girl in a coma (will she or won’t she wake up?) recalls a medical ...

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