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USA: Roadside Attractions
UK: Peccadillo Pictures
Cast: Nikohl Boosheri, Reza Sixo Safai, Sarah Kazemy, Soheil Parsa, Nasrin Pakkho, Sina Amedson, Keon Mohajeri
Director: Maryam Keshavarz
Language: Farsi (English subtitles)
USA: 107 mins
UK: 101 mins
USA Rated: R for sexual content, language and some drug use
UK Certificate: 15 contains strong language, sex, sexual violence and hard drug use
USA Release Date: 26 August 2011 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: 24 August 2012 (Limited Release)
Winner of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award, CIRCUMSTANCE is a vibrant, sexy drama depicts the rapid changes happening in Iran and throughout the Middle East through the prism of one Tehran family and their rebellious children.
The feature debut of writer/director Maryam Keshavarz, the film captures the young party scene inside a modern Iran that dangerously defies the authorities.