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Border Café
(Café transit)

by Kambozia PARTOVI


Reyhan, an Iranian widow and mother of two young children, reopens the roadhouse formerly run by her husband. But, since running such a business is taboo for women, she encounters much resistance, particularly from her conservative brother-in-law, Nasser, whose only aim is to marry Reyhan although he already has a wife. Reyhan refuses this marriage proposal since she would only marry for love and not tradition nor convenience. Nasser seeks ways to close the roadhouse in an effort to make Reyhan dependent on him. An amorous Greek trucker named Zakariyo provides Reyhan with a possible exit from this difficult situation…

  • Titre français
    Café transit
  • Original title
    Café transit
  • Titre international
    Border Café
  • Scénario
    Kambozia Partovi
  • Photo
    Mohammed Reza Sokout, Davod Amiri, Hassan Ghafari
  • Montage
    Jafar Panahi, Jacques Witta
  • Son
    Mohammad Mokhtari, Parviz Abnar, Claire Meurine, Antoine Bedouin
  • Musique
    Ali Birang
  • Interprétation
    Parviz Parastoei, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaei, Nikolas Padapopoulos, Svieta Mikalishina, Vanchos Constantin, Esmaiel Soltanian, Jafar Vahabpour

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