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2.8
28 Ratings

Deserted Station

Istgah-Matrouk

Directed by Alireza Raisian
Iran, 2002
Drama

Synopsis

When a young married couple’s car breaks down on the way to the Imam Reza shrine at Mashhad, the nearest town yields a peculiar man who can help fix their car so long as the wife takes his place as teacher of the town school.

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Deserted Station Directed by Alireza Raisian

What are people saying?

  • Joel's rating of the film Deserted Station

    I believe the reason this film fails to resonate as much as I feel it should is due to the fact that it is deeply entrenched in Iranian culture and Mythology. Unfortunately that also means what I was able to connect just simply lacked that real "aHA!" moment that most Kiarostami has for me. A challenge.