Candidate 2005

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On the eve of Iran's ninth presidential election, a filmmaker goes among people to do his statistics in a distinct way. He choose a mortuary to be his first film location.

Candidate [poster]
Persian Title:

کاندیدا

Persian Title in English:

Kandidator

Director(s):

Mohammad Dormanesh,

Genres:

Comedy,

Related Date:

2005

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