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Release Date: March 14th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Although already betrothed to a fellow Iranian, a young woman (Nazanin Boniadi) breaks tradition by falling in love with a lighthouse dweller from northern California.

Cast: Nazanin Boniadi, Riley Smith, Maz Jobrani, Amy Madigan, Marshall Manesh, Max Amini, George Wallace, Annie Little

Director: Ramin Niami

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributors: Sideshow Releasing

Ratings & Reviews

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  • There’s a glint of a clever idea here, but writer-director Ramin Niami’s reliance on tired rom-com tropes only serve to drag down the film, which plays out like a Harlequin romance. show more

  • A blandly generic romantic comedy mainly notable for its largely centering on Iranian-American characters, Shirin in Love demonstrates that clichés cross all ethnic boundaries. show more

  • Shirin in Love blends tangy romantic comedy and tart social satire into a cinematic cocktail that's pleasingly off-beat, warm-spirited and knowing. show more

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