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Atousa’s Laughter East Coast Premiere

November 18, 2016 @ 9:30 pm - 10:50 pm

$6 – $8
Film Still from Atousa's Laughter

Twelve strangers embark on the Trans-Asia Express, a four-day train journey from Tehran to Istanbul. Amongst them are Marjan, a girl with a bag full of money and embezzlement documents, Moosa, a man searching for his lost sister, Atousa a beautiful femme fatale, Dr.Taheri, the train”s physician, and a couple of tourists. When Marjan”s bag is stolen, everyone becomes a suspect. Overcoming spatial constrictions with innovative camera technique to tell its captivating story, this film was shot entirely on a moving train in five days.

Part of the New Directions in Iranian Cinema Showcase, filmmakers expected in attendance for post-film Q&A after their East Coast Premiere.

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November 18, 2016
9:30 pm - 10:50 pm
$6 – $8
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