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Ahmad Reza Darvish in Born Under Libra

Born Under Libra

2000 NR

When university student Daniel falls for a girl whose father is leading the charge for segregated classrooms, he becomes the target of unwanted violence. Fleeing Tehran together, the young lovers make their way to the countryside, but their attempts to come home are fraught with peril. This Iranian drama is perhaps more famous for the headlines it drew when its director, Ahmad Reza Darvish, was kidnapped by extremists -- and later rescued.