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Director: Bahram Tavakoli
Genre: Drama, Biography, Sport
In 1939 Gholamreza Takhti was living a life of poverty. In order to survive he decided to devote himself to professional wrestling and soon after that he became an Olympic champion and the pride of the Iranians. However, his life took a sudden turn and made him hope for his own death.
Bahram Tavakoli is an Iranian director and one of the leading figures in his country’s new generation of filmmakers. He gained great national and international recognition for the film Here Without Me (2011), which is an adaptation of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Zoo.
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