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16 Ratings



Directed by Alireza Davoudnejad
Iran, 2010


In Salve, a sickly but devoted old woman, Aziz, tries to help her granddaughter Maryam, a skittish addict, to survive in Tehran’s tortured underground. Wonderful cinematography lends an almost surreal quality to the scenes in which the two women travel the streets of the Iranian capital.

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Salve Directed by Alireza Davoudnejad

Awards & Festivals

Dubai International Film Festival

2010 | Winner: Best Actress - Feature (Muhr AsiaAfrica Award)