About No One Knows About Persian Cats
Recently released from prison, two young musicians - a man and a woman - decide to form a band. Together they trawl the underworld of contemporary Tehran searching for other players. Forbidden by the authorities to play in Iran, they plan to escape from their clandestine existence, and dream of performing in Europe. But with no money and no passports, it won’t be easy...
Acclaim for No One Knows About Persian Cats
“An out-front attack on cultural repression.”J. Hoberman, The Village Voice
“Very touching.”Manohla Dargis, The New York Times
“Dynamic and complex…this charming, funny film filters serious concerns through a comedic filter.”Ernest Hardy, LA Weekly