Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine

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Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine


Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine

Release Date: September 08, 2000

Year    :   2000
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Hedayat Film
Director    :   Bahman Farmanara
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Writers    :   Bahman Farmanara
RunTime    :   93 mins.

Death surrounds Bahman, a director who hasn't made a film in 24 years (he can't get past the censors). He's working on a documentary, for Japanese TV, on Iranian burial practices. On the anniversary of his wife's death, a hitchhiker tells him a story of spousal abuse and infant mortality, he discovers that someone has been buried in his plot next to his wife, and he needs the help of his attorney, a well-connected fixer. He dreams of death, even as he investigates it for his film. His niece's husband, a well-known writer, fails to return home; he searches hospitals for an unclaimed body. His heart disease is flaring up. Is he prepared for death? Is that all that's left?

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