Scenes from a Divorce (Sahnehai az yek talagh)
Documentary IR 2015, 73‘ // D: Shirin Barghnavard
After eight years of marriage, Maryam and Bashoo decide to get a divorce. But to keep their families from finding out, they continue to live together. In a society as traditional and religious as Iran, living together as an unmarried couple is not only illegal but also seen by many as a sin. An intimate yearlong look at the private life of a modern Iranian couple, Scenes from a Divorce explores the reasons behind Maryam and Bashoo’s decision to end their marriage and continue living together.
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