Smell of Camphor, Scent of Jasmine 1999

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Bahman Farjami (Bahman Farmanara) is a 55-year-old filmmaker in Iran who has been banned from making films for over 20 years by the Post-Revolutionary Censor Board (his previous film to this was made in 1978). As other Iranian filmmakers die, and he considers his own heart condition a sign that he may soon follow, Farjami decides to film his own funeral. This new quest finds him researching funeral rites, but it also brings him into jeopardy.

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Persian Title:

بوی کافور، عطر یاس

Persian Title in English:

Booye Kafoor, Atre Yas

Director(s):

Bahman Farmanara,

Writer(s):

Genres:

Drama,

Related Date:

1999

Run Time:

1h32'

Posters (2)

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