Tahmineh Milani

June 2010

Tahmineh Milani (1960 – )

By |June 25th, 2010|

Born in Tabriz, Milani is the ac­claimed director of such well-known woman-centered films as Two Women (1999), The Hidden Half (2001), The Fifth Reaction (2003), and The Unwanted Woman (2005). These films have been controversial in Iran, particularly The Hidden Half, which led to […]

November 2009

Two Women (1998)

By |November 29th, 2009|

Two Women tells the story of two school friends, intelli­gent and beautiful Fereshteh from a modest background and the more privileged Roya. (Their names, respectively, mean ‘angel’ and ‘dream’ in Farsi.) Fereshteh’s student life in Tehran becomes a nightmare when a demented stalker […]