The Day I Became a Woman

This film explores the everyday lives of Iranian women, told through the eyes of three different women, each at different stages in their lives. The movie begins when a 9 year old girl becomes devastated after being declared a woman and can no longer play with her male friends she has grown up with. Another woman decides to race against her husband against his wishes and the wishes of the men in the village. The third woman is an elderly woman who inherits money which she must choose how to spend. This movie reveals the hardship and limitations that Iranian woman face everyday and the resilience to live on.

| 2000 | 1 hr 18 min | 7.3/10
Marzieh Meshkini, Marziyeh Meshkini
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