Strangers (2000)

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Kaveh, a young man from America, walks the roads of southern Iran searching for Dehdari, his recently deceased and estranged father's childhood home. Abdul Reza, a thirty year old truck ... See full summary »


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22 April 2003 | mavisheh
7
| Enjoyable
The movie influenced to some extent from the earlier (and some later) Abbas Kiarostami works, is a personal tale of an American born Iranian young man who travels in Iran in search of his family history and his identity. Poetic and philosophical at times, it has some very nice cinematographic shots, the long shots of the lake, the mountains and the roads with the silence accompanying them, are very calming and deep.

Having not lived the same experience as Bahrani and all the emerging Iranian directors who are at a certain age and phase in their lives discovering their Iranian roots, I really enjoyed the movie, especially that I felt Bahrani has indeed found his roots, and he actually is more Iranian than he thinks he is (as he was questioning it in the movie).

The last scene is very strong, and successful.

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Release Date:

22 June 2001

Language

English, Persian


Country of Origin

USA, Iran

Filming Locations

Davan, Iran

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