The Circle
aka Dayereh
Top Ten List: #6 of 2000 (world premieres)
Top Ten List: #5 of 2001 (U.S. releases)
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Director: Jafar Panahi. Cast: Nargess Mamazideh, Maryam Parvin Almani, Fatemah Naghavi, Fereshteh Sadr Orfani, Mojgan Faramarzi, Elham Saboktakin, Monir Arab, Solmaz Panahi. Screenplay: Kambuzia Partovi.

Not yet reviewed in full. A–


Awards:
Venice Film Festival (2000): Golden Lion (Best Picture); FIPRESCI Prize; UNICEF Award; OCIC Award (Honorable Mention)
National Board of Review (2000): Freedom of Expression Award

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