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Hajji Washington (1983)

A loyal and simple-minded statesman is appointed as the first Iranian ambassador in the U.S. but soon starts to lose his mind from homesickness and inaction.

Director:

Ali Hatami

Writer:

Ali Hatami
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ezzatolah Entezami ... Hajji Hossein-Gholi Noori
Richard Harrison ... President Andrew Johnson / Grover Cleveland
Ransel Cass Ransel Cass ... Native Indian Chief
Mario Donatone
Ludovico Della Jojo Ludovico Della Jojo ... Mirza Mahmood
Mario Diano Mario Diano ... American secretary of State
Mehri Vadadian Mehri Vadadian ... Haji's wife
Esmail Mohammadi Esmail Mohammadi ... Peep-show man
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Storyline

Hajji Hossein-Gholi Noori (Haji Baba) goes to Washington D.C. as the first Iranian (Persian) ambassador to the United States of America. After he opens the embassy, he is unable to invite statesmen to visit him. Haji fires the embassy staff due to the inability of the Persian government to meet the embassy's needs. One night he is visited by President Grover Cleveland. Written by Pouyan Bokaee

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

1 February 1983 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Haji Washington See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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