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Wake Up, Arezu! (2005)

Bidar show, Arezoo! (original title)
Moments after the earthquake, a young teacher in a village outside the town of Bam, scrambles from under the rubble and finds out that her colleagues has died in the quake. She sets out for... See full summary »

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Kianoush Ayari

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Kianoush Ayari
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Behnaz Jafari
Mahdi Jafari Mahdi Jafari
Ehsan Rezvani Ehsan Rezvani
Sahar Salari Sahar Salari
Zaynab Zamani Zaynab Zamani
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Moments after the earthquake, a young teacher in a village outside the town of Bam, scrambles from under the rubble and finds out that her colleagues has died in the quake. She sets out for the town of Bam to get rescue aid for the villagers, but to her amazement, she discovers that the main tragedy has occurred there. Cries of help are heard from every side and the hospital is filled with the injured and the dead. On the recommendation of a cleric, she goes to the mortuary to help with the washing of the dead bodies of women. A prisoner, who managed to get out after the prison building is destroyed asks the teacher to wash the bodies of his dead mother, wife and child, Arezu. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

1 February 2005 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Wake Up Arezoo See more »

Filming Locations:

Bam, Kerman Province, Iran

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