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The Lizard | مارمولک

PersianComedy, Drama 115 min February 4, 2004(Iran)

Reza Mesghali, known as Reza Marmoolak, is a thief with a history who has been arrested and imprisoned many times, but in the last arrest, he was charged with armed robbery. Reza is handed over to a prison whose head (Mr. Mojaver) is a very strict and inflexible man. He believes that he should be so strict with criminals – with special methods – that even the thought of wrongdoing does not enter their brains; And he believes that the prisoners should be forced to be honest in order to go to heaven. Reza was injured in an accident and was taken to a hospital outside the prison. There, he steals the clothes of a sick cleric and manages to escape from the hospital in the clerical clothes. With the immunity he found in his new clothes, he goes to a border town to leave the country with a fake passport. But he is mistaken with a cleric who was supposed to be sent to that village as the imam of the congregation, and they put him in charge of the imam of the village mosque. He preaches and guides people with his own methods, and several times his criminal actions are considered to be a misinterpretation of charity. Anyway, he finds many disciples in the village and he himself is gradually affected by his new clothes and position and his personality changes and his name becomes popular in the village and he starts doing positive things until Mr. Mojaver, the head of the prison, who is everywhere He looks for him, he comes to him; But he also does not want to arrest Reza with handcuffs.

Kamal Tabrizi
Peyman Ghassemkhani
Hamid Khozouie Abyane
Hossein Zandbaf
Mohammadreza Aligholi
Production Company

Cast & Crew
Bahram Ebrahimi, Farideh Sepah Mansour, Mehran Rajabi, Parviz Parastui, Ra'na Azadivar, Reza Saeedi, Shahrokh Foroutanian