Levelek Perzsiabol (1995)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 87 min.  |   Countries - Hungary, Iran  |  
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An Iranian girl living in Hungary discovers that her father is alive and living in Persia in this drama. Teenager Maria and her mother, a Hungarian, were forced to leave Iran when the Iran-Iraq war broke out. Maria is a freshman at Budapest's Economic Sciences University. There she learns that her father is alive and living in Tehran. Because her homelife is problematic, Maria decides to go to Persia to discover her roots and find her father. Maria begins to wear traditional Muslim clothing and begins fantasize about her forgotten homeland and her father. In the film, Iran is idealized.

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ancestry, college-student, father, homeland, mother, Persia