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The Painting Pool (2013)

Maryam (Negar Javaherian) and Reza (Shahab Hosseini) are different from other people, it's not just a simple difference, but a very big difference. They must try to prove to others they ... See full summary »

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Maziar Miri

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Hamed Mohammadi
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Credited cast:
Shahab Hosseini ... Reza
Negar Javaherian ... Maryam
Elham Korda Elham Korda
Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy
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Maryam (Negar Javaherian) and Reza (Shahab Hosseini) are different from other people, it's not just a simple difference, but a very big difference. They must try to prove to others they have solved the big difference with the miracle of love ... Written by Persian Star

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Country:

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Language:

Persian

Release Date:

13 March 2013 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Howze Naghashi See more »

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Tehran, Iran

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Heartbreaking and emotional drama
28 December 2016 | by patil_umeshSee all my reviews

This is family drama full of emotions, warmth and love. Mentally retarded couple,Reza and Maryam, is struggling to survive in contemporary time of Iran. For them, daily living is a challenge. They face hurdle in minor tasks such as crowing road, cooking, walking also even expressing their thoughts. They do their best to keep warmth of love in their relationships. Problems in life grows while nurturing their son, as it starts going to school and needs healthy, physically fit parents. The film takes a turn when Reza has to slap mischievous son and son walks out to teacher's house. Couple is working in pharmaceutical company in packaging division. Unfortunate layoffs make it difficult for him to find suitable job. He chooses delivery man in food retail. Many emotional scenes, background score and powerful acting talent of Shahab Hosseini have made this milestone in Iranian cinema.


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