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Rakhshan Banietemad • 74m

روزگار ما Directed by Rakhshan Banietemad • 2001 • Iran Rakhshan Banietemad decides to capture images of people involved in the presidential elections of 2001 in Iran. She follows some young cinema actors and artists, including her young daughter, who with lots of hopes and desires for future have started a campaign for Khatami. Meeting some of 48 female presidency nominees whose candidacies have been refused by the government, the director is deeply attracted by the character of a 25-year-old widow named Arezoo Bayat.