Ghasem Ebrahimian – The Suitors (1989)


A young Iranian woman fends for herself in America in spite of the wishes of her newfound friends after her husband is accidentally killed.

From the NY Times:

Before we are 15 minutes into ”The Suitors,” this dark satire reveals the dangers of slaughtering sheep in a bathtub. A quirky first feature written and directed by Ghasem Ebrahimian, who was born in Iran and who settled in the United States in the 1970’s, the film also takes a sharp, affectionate view of Iranian immigrants trying to merge their traditions with Manhattan living. Continue reading