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Santouri: The Music Man


A heroin-addicted musician finds his growing dependence on drugs taking a sizable toll on both his career and his marriage in Iranian director Dariush Mehrjui incisive addiction drama. Ali (Bahram Radan) plays a traditional stringed instrument called the santoor. A liberal young musician married to the beautiful Hanieh (Golshifteh Farahani), Ali suffers from a crippling dependency on heroin. Could it be that his country's current cultural repression is somehow connected to the rampant drug addiction that...more