Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsEntertainment Industry Iran
IN THE NEWS

Entertainment Industry Iran

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
July 7, 2000 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Samira Makhmalbaf got the idea for her first movie from a small item on the evening news. Twin girls, age 12, had been rescued from parents who had kept them housebound since they were born. Unschooled and unexposed to anyone but their blind mother and elderly, deeply religious father, they walked as if severely disabled and couldn't pronounce real words. They had never even been bathed.
ARTICLES BY DATE
NEWS
July 7, 2000 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Samira Makhmalbaf got the idea for her first movie from a small item on the evening news. Twin girls, age 12, had been rescued from parents who had kept them housebound since they were born. Unschooled and unexposed to anyone but their blind mother and elderly, deeply religious father, they walked as if severely disabled and couldn't pronounce real words. They had never even been bathed.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|