26.9. - 5.10.2019

As Simple as That Iran 2008 | 97 min | OV | Colour | FF 2008

rated for 0 + years
When religious Iranians want to find out whether a wish or a dream will come true, they consult the estekhareh. This requires a cleric to open the Koran at a random page and interpret the text he finds there. “As Simple as That”, which won the main prize at the Moscow Film Festival, tells the tale of housewife Tahareh’s (Hengameh Ghaziani) loveless routine of cooking, washing and childcare. But she keeps a packed suitcase in the corner and keeps calling a cleric’s office with the request to “consult the book”.
Orig. Title: Be Hamin Sadegi
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Persian
Section: Agenda 08
Director: Reza Mir Karimi
Screenplay: Reza Mir Karimi, Shadmehr Rastin
Cast: Hengameh Ghaziani, Mehran Kashani, Nayereh Farahani, Haleh Homapour
Producer: Reza Mir Karimi
Sprachfassung: OV
Music: Mehran Malakouti
Camera: Mohammad Aladpoush
Set Designer: Shiva Rashidian
Cutter: Reza Mir Karimi
Format: 35 mm
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Production: Soureh Cinema Organization, No.14. Second (2nd) st. Fatemy Ave., P.O.Box: 15815/1677, 1415794767 Teheran, Iran, Tel: +98 21 88952059, Fax: +98 21 88952057, email: international(at),


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