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Circumstance Review

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  • 4.0

    out of 100

    Generally favorable reviews
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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal John Anderson

    This is a movie about longing, desire, desperation and the abandonment of principle - quite a collection of themes, all universal.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter James Greenberg

    Overall this is an impressive debut from a filmmaker with something to say and the talent to say it.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Here, love and attraction between two teenage girls put them on a collision course with Tehran society in general and one girl's troubled, increasingly religious brother in particular.

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