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Mehdi Jahan's rating of the film Leila

Leila Hatami has a very striking face,which can display strength and look vulnerable at the same time.I liked some of the cinematic devices used here, esp. in the first person narrative thru which the story is told. The conflict between modernity and traditions in Iran and the dilemma the individual faces is brilliantly brought out. i felt pretty sorry for the guy who's torn btween societal pressures n his free will.