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The Queen and I

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Accused by the Islamic regime of having monarchic sympathies as a result of Prostitution Behind the Veil, her award winning documentary about the plight of two Iranian prostitutes, filmmaker Nahid Persson responds by crafting this cinematic portrait of the last Iranian queen, Farah, who now lives abroad. In the late 1970s, during the Iranian Revolution, Persson assisted the effort to dispose of the shah, the Iranian king. And while Persson's personal political views may stand in direct contrast to those...more

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