HUMP OR DEATH: Golshifteh’s «nudity» as metaphorical as her «acting»


HUMP OR DEATH: Golshifteh’s «nudity» as metaphorical as her «acting»
by Darius Kadivar

MON DIEU ? So It seems that by posing nude with other French Movie Stars ( See Related Photoour national cinema treasure Golshifteh Farahani has finally crossed the Rubicon in a "daring do" attempt to go skin deep. 

But has she ?

See what I mean when I lament about Iranian Cinema's « Metaphorical » approach ? Even The "Nudity" is Metaphorical.

Monty Python - "French Subtitled Film" sketch :

Baba Azizam if that's really what you wanna do ...

Then go Full Frontal and get over it ! ...

Koshteemoonah !

But then I guess Golshifteh Farahani's Bold Stance is symptomatic of what we Iranians are:

Nudiste Mais Pas Trop !

Monarchiste Mais Pas Trop !

Democrate Mais Pas Trop !

Laïc Mais Pas Trop !

Revolutionaire Mais Pas Trop ! 

In Short and sans jeu de mots:  TROP LESS ...  

Well I guess At this rate by the time you decide to go Full Frontal it will take you another 50 years ...

The amount of time needed for Iran to turn into a democracy ! 

Anyway Congratulations nevertheless for crossing the Rubicon Some Three Decades after your peers ...

pictory: Nude Scene with Marjane prior to becoming an MKO Icon (1970's)

Googoosh & Saeid Kangarani in "Dar Emtedade Shab"


Not sure that required a "Revolution" though ...

A Bon entendeur Salut ! 













Class Act:


Golshifteh Farahani - Shahzadeye Gheseye Man :






Les Valseuses or Going Places 1974:

Going Places (French: Les Valseuses) is a 1974 French comedy-drama film directed by Bertrand Blier, adapted from a novel by Bertrand Blier, and starring Miou-Miou, Gerard Depardieu and Patrick Dewaere.




Recommended Readings:


Iranian Pioneers of French New Wave Cinema by Darius KADIVAR

Banned Hollywood Dream: Golshifteh Farahani in Body of Lies triggers contoversy in Iran

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Anicée (ALVINA) Shahmanesh: France's Sex Icon of the 1970's by Darius KADIVAR


BREAKING THE WAVES: Iranian Women of the Diaspora Seduce French Media by Darius KADIVAR

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