IRANIAN JOURNEY

By Maysoon PACHACHI

LEGEND PRODUCTIONS LTD - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 1999

Massoumeh Soltan Baloghie is the first woman long-distance bus driver in Iran; an 'ordinary' woman in an extraordinary situation. The film looks at the ways in which Iranian women have dealt with the constraints imposed on them and how they have managed their lives over the past 20 years since the r

    • Year of production
    • 1999
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ARABIC
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Maysoon PACHACHI
    • Producer(s)
    • Noura SAKKAF (Legend Productions Ltd), Iraj EMAMI
    • Synopsis
    • IRANIAN JOURNEY is a documentary road movie - a haphazard mosaic. On a 22-hour bus trip north to south across Iran from Teheran to Bandar Abbas. Massoumeh talks about her life and aspirations; her passengers chat, eat, sleep and tell their stories, and the film explores the cities en route, talking to a random cross-section of the people who live there.
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