Sara (film)

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Sara (سارا)
Directed by Dariush Mehrjui
Produced by Dariush Mehrjui, Hashem Seifi
Written by Henrik Ibsen, Dariush Mehrjui
Starring Niki Karimi, Yassamin Maleknasr, Khosro Shakibai, Amin Tarokh
Release dates
  • 1992 (1992)
Running time
102 min.
Language Persian with English subtitles

Sara (Persian: سارا) is a 1992 motion picture directed by Dariush Mehrjui. The film is based on Henrik Ibsen's play A Doll's House, with Sara in the role of Nora, Hesam in the role of Torvald, Sima in the role of Ms Linde and Goshtasb in the role of Nils Krogstad.

The movie won the Audience Award at the Nantes Three Continents Festival, and tied for the Golden Seashell at the San Sebastián International Film Festival, where Niki Karimi won Best Actress award (Silver Seashell) for the title role.And Yassamin Maleknasr Best Supporting Actress in Fajer Film Festival[1]


Sara is the perfect young housewife. However, when husband Hessam requires an expensive emergency operation abroad, it is she who gets the funds. For the next three years Sara labours secretly to pay the shady loan and save Hessam's pride... until the truth is revealed and, with it, the reality of her marriage.

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  1. ^ IMDB: Awards for Sara (1992)

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