About the film
movie business teheran (tehran), iran reenactment mohsen makhmalbaf cineaste
Release Date: May 09, 1990
|Genres||:||Crime, Drama, Documentary|
|Producers||:||Ali Reza Zarrin, Hassan Aghakarimi|
This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life event—the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated the well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf—as the basis for a stunning, multilayered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and existence, in which the real people from the case play themselves.