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New Wave Directors

The first wave of Iranian new wave cinema

Farrukh Ghaffārī
Ibrāhīm Gulistān
Dāryūsh Mihrjūyi
Rakhshān Banī Iʿtimād
Tahmīnah Mīlānī
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Through Time and Space:
Tracing the Tooba Character in Rakhshan Banietemad’s Cinema

Drawn out by Rakhshan Banietemad in 1985, the role of Tooba, the filmmaker’s most iconic character, was always reserved for Golab Adineh to perform in Under the Skin of the City (2001).

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