The Persian Version M

A woman peeking around the corner of a supermarket shelf
30 May
Arc Cinema
Dir: Maryam Keshavarz, M, United States, 2023, 107mins, DCP,

The only daughter in a large Iranian-American family, Leila (Layla Mohammadi) is estranged from her mother when her unplanned pregnancy following a one-night stand sparks confusion, questioning and, ultimately, familial love. 

Inspired by true events, this critically acclaimed recent release from writer/director Maryam Keshavarz is full of uproarious humour and heart. 

‘It's funny, but it's also raw… It will also leave you wanting to call your mother’ – Collider 



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