Prostitution Behind the Veil

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Duration: 50 minutes

Director Nahid Persson follows the lives of two Iranian women whose misfortunes have landed them in the same run-down building. Their husbands are serving long prison sentences, both have been left to look after their young children and both have had to resort to prostitution to support their heroin habits.

Persson's sympathetic portrait follows them as they struggle to create a better life for themselves and their children.


Nahid Persson


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