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- Summary: Originally "Unveiled" was titled "Fremde Haut" which means In Orbit -- the term officially used by the UN to refer to asylum-seekers who find themselves orbiting around planet Earth because they can actually find legal domicile nowhere at all. Fariba, prosecuted in Iran because of her love for a woman, flees to Germany. (Wolfe Releasing)… Expand
- Director: Angelina Maccarone
- Genre(s): Drama
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With its deliberately overexposed film stock and driving electronic score, Ms. Maccarone's film occasionally suffers from a self-conscious artiness, but at its center is an extraordinary performance by Ms. Tabatabai as Fariba, a young woman whose expectations have been lowered by a lifetime of systematic mistreatment but who still holds out hope for the possibility of both justice and love.
50Several large leaps of faith take some of the dramatic steam out of Unveiled, an otherwise well-acted and accessible lesbian drama that also flirts with issues like loss of identity and anti-Muslim tensions.