Creative Concept Productions & Red Spear present a real-life-inspired drama about the 2005 trial and conviction of two Iranian teenagers for homosexual activity. More…
Fifteen and coming of age, Mahmoud Asgari and Ayaz Marhouni struggle with their identities, not only as minority Arab Iranians, but as typical teenagers longing to discover their place in the world. When an innocent moment between two friends is misconstrued, the hard-line Iranian justice system takes over and upends their lives.
See it if you like gripping plays with socio-political themes. Intense, depicting human rights abuses and anti-gay animus in contemporary Iran.
Don't see it if you're not prepared to reflect on the ways religious extremism can be used to justify horrific treatment of women, children, and gay people.
See it if You want to see a bad presentation of what I suspect is an excellent script. The direction, design & much of the acting are just wrong.
Don't see it if You want to suspend disbelief, or see decent acting, direction & design. 1 actor was good & he stood out because everything else was so bad.
See it if good solid acting in a riveting, sad true story about 2 Iranian teens accused of being gay
Don't see it if see a coming of age story of boys coming of age in present day homophobic Iran
See it if You want to get an idea of how the government of Iran deals with Sharia law & Gay young boys - Hanging! Respectful of the Quran.
Don't see it if You are offended by the reality of life in Iran. A powerful, emotional and disturbing show, but well worth the 2 hours.
See it if You are looking for a story that is moving, jaw dropping, and eye opening.
Don't see it if You are looking for something to just entertain you.
See it if Just SEE IT and judge for yourself. Beautiful relevant show, especially under our new Administration.
Don't see it if Its not fluff. If you want fluff...go see CATS