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At the height of Iranian Cinema’s resurgence in the international festival circuit during the 1990s, Dariush Mehrjui’s Leila is an astonishing entry in a fecund period for modern Iran’s artistic identity. Released in 1997, the same year as Abbas Kiarostami’s Cannes-feted A Taste of Cherry and Majid Majidi’s Oscar-nominated Children of Heaven, the film was […]