From Massoud Kimiayi, one of the few active filmmakers from Iran s pre-revolutionary era, comes this controversial drama about the personal effect of the country s social reforms on one man. Amir serves 12 years in prison for killing the unfaithful fiancée of his brother an act he considered necessary to restore his family s honor. In jail, he is treated like a hero, but, upon his release, he finds that his country has changed. Amir is now considered barbaric.
Authorities yanked PROTEST from the big screen after only one month, revealing that this topic is not only timely but still a sensitive issue in Iran.
Directed by: Kimiayi, MassoudRunning time: 102Year: 2000Farsi with English Subtitles