As they are being released from prison, a young woman and a young man, both musicians, decide to assemble a band. They travel Tehran meeting with other underground musicians and try to convince them to leave Iran.
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I really enjoyed this film. Some of the cast may not have been the strongest of actors (they were cast for their music) but I still found myself warming to the characters and admiring their determination to play music despite the regime under which they live. It made me truly appreciate the freedoms we enjoy in the UK to express ourselves.
A truly engrossing look at the underground music scene in Iran, oppressed by harsh Islamic laws on musical content and female singers, and the musicians who risk their lives for their art. Bracing and vibrant filmmaking, with a fantastic soundtrack.