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1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Iranian interpreter Fariba (Jasmin Tabatabai) escapes to Germany to avoid capital punishment for homosexual activity, but her application for political asylum is denied. Awaiting deportation, Fariba gains a new identity when fellow Iranian refugee Siamak (Navid Akhavan) kills himself. Disguising herself as a male, Fariba is released from detention as Siamak. Fariba begins working in a small-town factory while saving money for a fake passport that will let her live as a woman again.

Cast: Jasmin Tabatabai , Anneke Kim Sarnau , Navíd Akhavan , Hinnerk Schoenemann , Jevgenij Sitochin ,

Director: Angelina Maccarone

Genres: Drama

Unveiled (2005)

Release Date: July 4th, 2005|1 hr. 36 min.

critic reviews (6)
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  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The parts are more valuable than the whole in Angelina Maccarone's Unveiled. show more

  • 88
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Thanks largely to Tabatabai's superb performance, it's on this level that Maccarone's film is most affecting. show more

  • 63
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Tabatabai delivers a strong performance and the script, although not always plausible, touches on important issues like bias against gays and Muslims. show more

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