Posts Tagged ‘morality police’

Nikohl Boosheri, Sarah Kazemy in "Circumstance"

“CIRCUMSTANCE” My rating: B- (Opening Oct. 14 at the Tivoli)

107 minutes | MPAA rating: R

Best friends Atifeh and Shireen (Nikohl Boosheri, Sarah Kazemy) are like lots of other teenage girls.

They like to glam up, go to wild parties, drink, dance, rave over popular music and flirt with boys.

Problem is, Atifeh and Shireen live in Iran, where all of these activities are illegal and likely to get them arrested by the so-called morality police who enforce the mullah’s stranglehold on all aspects of society.

The gal pals engage in anti-social behavior of yet another, potentially even more disastrous form:  They are lovers.


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