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  • TEST OF DEMOCRACY Alternative
  • TALES OF AN ISLAND Alternative


In the first episode, 'Lost Cousin', the director dreams of a young bride drowning in the sea. The crew is disorganised and the frustrated director whiles away the time in poetic dreams. The bride suddenly appears in the midst of shooting and transports the actor heavenwards. This puts an end to the filming...

In the second episode, 'Testing Democracy', directors Moshen Makhmalbaf and Shahabodin Farokh Yar leave to make a fiction film about the sixth parliamentary election. They leave Kish for Teheran and encounter some adventures.

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