Persian Lessons 127 mins

4503 Persian Lessons

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Wednesday, 27 October
1:15PM 8:30PM 
Thursday, 28 October
12:50PM 
Friday, 29 October
12:50PM 8:15PM 
Saturday, 30 October
12:50PM 8:15PM 
Sunday, 31 October
12:50PM 
Monday, 1 November
12:50PM 
Tuesday, 2 November
12:50PM 8:15PM 
Wednesday, 3 November
12:50PM 

 

Persian Lessons is a compelling WWII drama about a Jewish prisoner that pretends to be Iranian to escape execution. Occupied France, 1942. Gilles (Nahuel Perez Biscayart)is arrested by SS soldiers and sent to a camp in Germany. He narrowly avoids sudden execution by swearing to the guards that he is not Jewish, but Persian. The lie temporarily saves him, but Gilles gets assigned to a life-or-death mission to teach Farsi to the Head of Camp Kock (Lars Eidinger), who dreams of opening a restaurant in Iran once the war is over.

Gilles finds himself having to invent a language he doesn’t know, word by word. As the unusual relationship between the two men begins to incite jealousy and suspicion, Gilles becomes acutely aware that one false move could expose his swindle.

4stars
“Hugely compelling... the true story is so well told and performances so strong I found myself completely invested.”
The Daily Mail

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