Three interconnected vignettes depict women of various generations at turning points in their lives. In the first episode, Hava is about to celebrate her 9th birthday. The second part follows a girl’s cycling race. In the last episode, an old woman dreams about buying everything she couldn’t afford.
“One is not born, but rather becomes a woman.” – Simone De Beauvoir In this astonishing debut feature, Marzieh Makhmalbaf eloquently articulates what it means to be a woman in Iran while also expressing universal ideas on contemporary society.
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