- Title : Baran (Iran-Movie) (2001)
- Alternative Title(s) : Rain
- Hardsubbed or Softsubbed: Softsubbed
- English Subtitles: Yes
- Date Aired (YYYY-MM-DD): January 31, 2001
- More Info: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0233841/
Young Lateef works on a construction site in Tehran with some Turks and a few illegal Afghan workers. When Lateef is given heavier tasks to compensate for new Afghan worker Rahmat, he resents his displacement and treats Rahmat cruelly. After one of his pranks, however, Lateef discovers Rahmat’s secret–he is a girl named Baran. Latif’s heart softens towards Baran and he shows his new affection for her by doing what he can to ease the hardships she suffers at work. When government inspectors force all Afghans to be fired from the site, Lateef discovers he cannot bear to be without her. Jeopardizing social standing and endangering his own well being, Lateef stops at nothing to save his love.
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Award & Nomination:
Grand Prix of the Americas Award for Best Film at the Montreal World Film Festival, 2001
Selected as Iran’s representative for Best Foreign Language Film in the 74th Academy Awards, 2001
~Beautiful review on IMDb by a user:
One of the most beautifully done and wonderfully acted movies I have seen in a very long time, years even. A movie of the such moving unselfish love. It goes to show you that you do not to have sex or even touching or kissing to feel or show the love that these two people have for each other. Due to cultural differences they can not even touch each other. The scene in which he helps her pick up the fruit that has fallen on the ground is so touching. How their hands criss cross each other without touching. See how just the closeness of their arms and hands to each other evoke such passionate feelings and the way they dig deep into each others eyes is wonderful. What an incredible movie.
Roger Ebert: www.rogerebert.com/reviews/baran-2002
The Film Journal: www.thefilmjournal.com/issue13/baran.html
Movie size: 344 MB
Duration: 1 hour 35 minutes
Resolution: 704 x 368
Subtitles: English, Hungarian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish
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Posted in: -Drama, -Family, -Romance, -Teen, -Youth, B, Editors-Pick, Iran-Movie, Other Asian Drama Movies– May 13, 2014