Radio Dreams

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  • 2016
  • 1 hr 31 min
  • 6.0  (296)
  • 74

"Radio Dreams" is a 2016 comedy-drama film directed by Babak Jalali. The movie is set in San Francisco and revolves around the fictional radio station "Radio Dreams." The radio station is a Persian-language station, and the movie showcases the dream of one of the station's workers. The film follows Hamid Royani (played by Mohsen Namjoo), the station's manager, as he tries to bring the metal band Metallica's drummer, Lars Ulrich, onto one of his shows. Hamid Royani is a big fan of Metallica and dreams of bringing the band onto his show, but this dream may be a futile one.

Boshra Dastournezhad plays the role of an Afghan singer who works for the radio station. In the movie, she's trying to release her first album and struggles to please her bandmates as they all have different musical preferences.

Bella Warda, the daughter of Royani, is also a radio station worker. The girl's dream is to become a famous singer and meet her father's expectations.

Throughout the movie, the characters showcase their dreams, and it's all about following and pursuing them. Jalali beautifully represents the struggles that different people face and how they work hard towards achieving their goals.

The movie cleverly intertwines the different themes of passion, disappointment, and culture. The connections that the station workers make throughout the day leave an impression on viewers that they will never forget.

The movie is a testament to the melting pot culture of San Francisco; everyone has his or her own story and background. Jalali manages to incorporate humor throughout the movie. Despite its dark subject matter, it is an easy-going and heart-warming film.

The film is a perfect representation of how music is a universal language that brings people together, despite their different backgrounds. It also highlights the struggles that immigrants face and showcases their resilience towards following their passions.

In conclusion, "Radio Dreams" is a beautiful movie that is worth watching. From its diverse cast to its excellent soundtrack, it's a movie that will stay with its viewers for a long time.

Radio Dreams is a 2016 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 31 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0 and a MetaScore of 74.

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    1 hr 31 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.0  (296)
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