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  • Summary: In this semi-autobiographical story, director Bahman focuses on a 55-year-old filmmaker, Bahman Farjami, played by Farmanara himself. Farjami's work has been banned by the Iranian Post-Revolutionary Censor Board, however, he decides to film his own funeral, which further complicates hisIn this semi-autobiographical story, director Bahman focuses on a 55-year-old filmmaker, Bahman Farjami, played by Farmanara himself. Farjami's work has been banned by the Iranian Post-Revolutionary Censor Board, however, he decides to film his own funeral, which further complicates his situation with the authoritites. Collapse
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  1. Positive: 11 out of 19
  2. Negative: 1 out of 19
  1. Boasts rich texture, sly vision and rueful humor.
  2. A movie about life and death; its underpinnings are soaked in the perfume of artistic expression.
  3. The heavy subject is tempered with gentle humor.
  4. 63
    Farmanara bears his soul, and his honesty permeates this work as strongly as the smell of camphor.
  5. Reviewed by: Ken Eisner
    60
    Resonant with inner harmonies and dark, dark humor.
  6. 60
    A humorously death-haunted psychodrama.

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