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Summary For Shirin (Desiree Akhavan), being part of a perfect Persian family isn’t easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn’t know she’s bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can’t understand why she doesn’t tell them. Even the six-year-old boys in her moviemaking class are too ADD to focus on her for more than a second. F...

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Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 19 Critic Reviews
73
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 16 User Ratings
7.2
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Summary For Shirin (Desiree Akhavan), being part of a perfect Persian family isn’t easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn’t know she’s bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can’t understand why she doesn’t tell them. Even the six-year-old boys in her moviemaking class are too ADD to focus on her for more than a second. F...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 19 Critic Reviews
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79% Positive
15 Reviews
21% Mixed
4 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 19 Critic Reviews
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79% Positive
15 Reviews
21% Mixed
4 Reviews
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 16 User Ratings
7.2
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10 Ratings
31% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 16 User Ratings
7.2
63% Positive
10 Ratings
31% Mixed
5 Ratings
6% Negative
1 Rating

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Production Company Parkville Pictures
Release Date Jan 16, 2015
Duration 1 h 26 m
Rating Not Rated
Gotham Awards
2 Nominations
San Diego Asian Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Provincetown International Film Festival
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination