Photo of Soraya Ghasemi Soraya Ghasemi

Soraya Ghasemi in Shirin


2008 NR

Renowned Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami turns the tables on his film audience as he allows us to watch while moviegoers take in a touching performance of Khosrow and Shirin, a legendary 12th-century Persian love poem. Though the performance isn't visible, the reactions on the faces of more than 100 famous Iranian theater and cinema actresses and a French star reveal the deep emotions of the famous piece.