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Hossein Sheydaie in Silence of the Sea

Silence of the Sea

2003 NR

Middle-aged Iranian Siavash (Masoud Rayegany) -- an expatriate living comfortably in Sweden with his wife and children -- yearns to return to his native land for a visit in this haunting allegorical drama from director Vahid Mousaian. But there's a problem: Siavash left Iran illegally, forcing him to try to get home through the free port of Qeshm Island to elude authorities … and leaving him in a state of limbo.