Before The Revolution
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قبل از انقلاب
Directed by Dan Shadur • 2013 • Israel
Today they may be sworn enemies, but in the 60s and 70s thousands of Israelis lived in Iran. Protected by arms deals and complex financial ties, the Israelis enjoyed a luxurious lifestyle, wilfully blind to the corruption they supported. But in '79 the expat's "Persian paradise" was shattered by the Islamist revolution. This fascinating doc exposes the dark reality of a forgotten slice of history.
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بهجت صدر: زمان معلق
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آن سوی حصار
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