Crimson Gold


Dir. Jafar Panahi (2003).
Jafar Panahi’s deadpan dark comedy begins and ends with a real-time, fixed-camera jewelry-store robbery. As usual with this now-jailed Iranian director, Tehran is a character and there’s a tremendous, impassive tragicomic performance by nonpro Hossain Emadeddin.

Fri., March 4, 6:45 p.m., 2011

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