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Nakhoda Khorshid

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 57 min.


This Iranian film may bear only the loosest relationship to its putative inspiration, Ernest Hemingway's novel To Have and Have Not, but it bears a much closer resemblance to Howard Hawks' 1944 film with that title. In the story, set in the Persian Gulf rather than Martinique, one-armed Captain Khorsid has been smuggling on behalf of the local crime-lord but is anxious to make more money than the crime-lord will permit him. He takes all his...more