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Marriage, Iranian Style


A man who wants his daughter to settle down and get married finds his wish is granted in a way he doesn't appreciate in this comedy from director Hassan Fathi. Haj Ebrahim (Dariush Arjmand) is a rug salesman who has deeply traditional views about the place of women in Iranian society, which are often challenged by his twenty-something daughter Shirin (Shila Khodadad). While Haj believes women should stay in the home, Shirin wants a career of her own, and after appealing to her Uncle Saeed (Saeed...more