The Suitor 1972

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Khavari, a teacher of calligraphy falls in love with the daughter of his landlord. Each time he tries to propose, another man comes and goes first. After several marriages, the girl goes through a heart attack and is hospitalized. It is there where the teacher can propose her, but the girl dies after she says yes to him.

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Persian Title:

خواستگار

Persian Title in English:

Khastegar

Director(s):

Ali Hatami,

Writer(s):

Related Date:

1972

Run Time:

1h35'

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