The Circle 2000

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Three women prisoners who have taken a leave of absence and do not intend to go back to prison anymore, try to escape from their miserable life. The first woman gets arrested and is returned to jail. The second one tries to flee to her birthplace where is a village in Azerbaijan, and to hide there. But before getting into the bus, she gets caught too and is taken back to jail. The third one seeks shelter and help from one of her friends. But her friend who was once a prisoner too, is now expelled from her house and she herself needs a shelter too. So the two of them go to a third friend who was also a prisoner but now works as a ticket-seller in cinema and lives with her husband and rival wife, to ask for help. The ticket-seller takes the expelled woman to a hospital and asks a nurse, who is her friend, to help the expelled woman in her abortion. But the nurse can't help them. Eventually, being alone and homeless, the third woman mounts a car which stops by her, but not too far away, gets arrested by the road patrols and is taken in a minibus, along with the other arrested women, to jail.

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Persian Title:

دایرہ

Persian Title in English:

Dayereh

Director(s):

Jafar Panahi,

Writer(s):

Related Date:

2000

Run Time:

1h27'

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