• The Patience Stone (2012)

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Release Date: August 14th, 2013

DVD Release Date: March 11th, 2014

R|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
In a war-torn Muslim country, a woman (Golshifteh Farahani) alleviates her silent suffering by confessing her dreams, desires and secrets to her comatose husband.

Cast: Golshifteh Farahani, Hamid Djavdan, Hassina Burgan, Massi Mrowat, Mohamed Al Maghraoui, Malak Djaham Khazal, Hiba Lharrak, Aya Abida

Director: Atiq Rahimi

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Fonds Sud, Razor Film Produktion GmbH, Arte France Cinema

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  • It is a tour de force for the actress, needless to say. Iranian Golshifteh Farahani is wonderful in the role. show more

  • A luminous central performance from Golshifteh Farahani distinguishes an ambitious if somewhat monotonously wordy adaptation of a prize-winning best-seller. show more

  • Rahimi simply made an inspired decision when he chose Farahani...who quietly but powerfully works her way through subtle shadings of emotion from fear to despair to anger to love to righteous vindication. show more

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