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The Iran Job (2012)

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THE IRAN JOB follows American basketball player Kevin Sheppard as he accepts a job to play in one of the world’s most feared countries: Iran. With tensions running high between Iran and the West, Kevin tries to separate sports from politics only to find that politics is impossible to escape in Iran. Along the way he forms an unlikely alliance with three outspoken Iranian women. Thanks to these women, his apartment turns into an oasis of free speech, where they discuss everything from politics to religion to gender roles. Kevin's season in Iran culminates in something much bigger than basketball: the uprising and subsequent suppression of Iran's reformist Green Movement - a powerful prelude to the sweeping changes across the Middle East in the wake of the Arab Spring


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 12th, 2012 (Limited)
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Keywords: Basketball, Culture Clash, African-American, Political
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Fork Films
Production Countries: United States


Kevin Sheppard    Himself
Leah Sheppard    Herself
Hilda    Herself
Zoran 'Z' Majkic    Himself
Kami Jamshidvand    Herself
Ali Doraghi    Himself
Mehdi Shirjang    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

Till Schauder    Screenwriter
Sara Nodjoumi    Producer
Till Schauder    Producer
Abigail Disney    Executive Producer
Michael Reuter    Co-Producer
Rebekka Garrido    Co-Producer

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