hejran

Ali Akbar Abdolrashidi, Iran, 1998
Synopsis

This documentary is called the story of the " Plights of Asian Immigrants". 'Hejran' reveals the plights of those immigrants who head for an unknown happy life, after leaving their homeland, members of families and their background. Reaching the new land with a new life, they find it quite different from what they imagined. The life of Iranians in Japan including simple workers, students, researchers and doctors have also been recorded in this documentary.

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Available versions: Unknown, video,
Spoken languages: Iranian
Subtitling: English
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