Salaam Cinema (1995) – dir. Mohsen Makhmalbaf // Iran

In 1994 Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf placed an ad announcing open casting for his next film to the Iranian public. However when hundreds of people show up, he decides to make a movie about the casting and the screen tests of the would-be actors. What’s revealed is an eccentric observation of different individuals and the circumstances they’re in.

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