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Circumstance (Sharayet)

Rating:R (for sexual content, language and some drug use)
Release Date:August 26, 2011
Running time:107 minutes
Cast:Nikohl Boosheri, Sarah Kazemy, Reza Sixo Safai, Soheil Parsa, Nasrin Pakkho
Director:Maryam Keshavarz
Producer:Karin Chien, Maryam Keshavarz, Melissa M. Lee
Writer:Maryam Keshavarz
Distributor:Roadside Attractions

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Description: Set in contemporary Iran in the unseen world of Iranian youth culture, filled with underground parties, sex, drugs and defiance, "Circumstance" is the story of two vivacious young girls -- wealthy Atafeh and orphaned Shireen -- discovering their burgeoning sexuality and, like 16 year-old girls anywhere, struggling with their desires and the boundaries placed upon them by the world they were born into.

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