About

Renowned Iranian director Jafar Panahi received a 6-year prison sentence and a 20-year ban from filmmaking and conducting interviews with foreign press due to his open support for the opposition party in Iran's 2009 election. In this film, which was shot secretly on an iPhone by Panahi's close friend Mojtaba Mirtahmasb and smuggled into France on a USB stick concealed inside a cake for a last-minu...

7.5
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Runtime

75 minutes

Country

Iran

Language

Persian

Tagline

If we could tell a film, then why make a film?

Cast

Keywords

filmmaker

Lists

#35 on The 50 best films of the decade so far The Dissolve

#185 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?