Septembers of Shiraz
After creating a prosperous life in Iran, a Jewish family may be forced to abandon everything before they are consumed by the passions of revolutionaries as a revolution looms on the horizon.
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The Age (Australia)
July 07, 2016 A wildly inauthentic American melodrama about the 1979 Iranian revolution.Read in Source
September 18, 2015 This lifeless, by-the-numbers production is an excruciating exercise in cliche and tedium. Its sole joy is in trying to figure out which of its leads is overacting most.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
June 23, 2016 Long on cardboard characterizations and short on genuine tension.Read in Source
Punch Drunk Critics
January 09, 2017 There might be some way to depict the Iranian Revolution on film, but Septembers of Shiraz is not it.Read in Source
June 20, 2016 This autobiographically inspired tale of a wealthy Jewish family in Tehran suffering under Iran's shift to fundamentalist Islam, which played in print as hard-hitting but nuanced, now feels like a simplistic, somewhat pandering melodrama.Read in Source
New York Times
June 23, 2016 It's a movie whose good heart is outweighed by its heavy hand.Read in Source
June 24, 2016 Another vacuous melodrama/thriller that doesn't lay a glove on the era's historical complexities.Read in Source
June 20, 2016 Heavy with earnest good intentions but too underpowered and oddly packaged to deliver the emotional gut punch its subject demands, Septembers of Shiraz is a disappointing misfire.Read in Source
June 23, 2016 ...captures what it must be like to have your life suddenly turned around into total chaos, the hopelessness, the helplessness, and the despair that descends when thrown into a dungeon where people all around you are being executed on a daily basis.Read in Source
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