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The Circle


Directed by Jafar Panahi
Iran, Switzerland, 2000


The intertwining paths of various women, who struggle to function in the sexist society of contemporary Iran.

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The Circle Directed by Jafar Panahi

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2000 | 6 wins including: Best Feature (FIPRESCI Prize)

2000 | Honorable Mention: OCIC Award

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2001 | Winner: FIPRESCI Film of the Year

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