Narges : نرگس (فیلم) : is the fourth feature film by Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, released in 1991. The film delves into the complex and intertwining lives of its characters, marked by struggle, love, and tragedy.

Plot Summary

The story revolves around Afagh, a woman who has raised a young man named Adel since childhood. Eventually, under certain circumstances, she marries him. The two make their living through theft. Adel becomes acquainted with a young woman from a poor family and falls in love with her. To facilitate their marriage, Afagh introduces herself as Adel's mother. Narges and Adel get married, but Adel gets caught during a theft. After Adel is released and his secret is revealed, Afagh incites him to commit a major theft with a fence named Yaqub, planning to use the stolen money to start a new life in another city. Yaqub gets caught, but Adel and Afagh flee. Narges decides to return the stolen money, leading to a confrontation. While pursuing Narges and Adel, Afagh dies in a collision with a truck.


  • Firouzeh Farjam
  • Abolfazl Pourarab
  • Atieh Razavi Nia
  • Reza Karam Rezai
  • Majid Golbabaei
  • Fatemeh Taheri
  • Heshmatollah Armideh
  • Vajieh Lachini
  • Ezzatollah Bagheri
  • Bahman Heidari

"Narges" stands out as a poignant narrative within Iranian cinema, exploring themes of loyalty, sacrifice, and the complexities of human relationships against the backdrop of socio-economic challenges. The performances of the cast, including the noted contributions of Firouzeh Farjam, Abolfazl Pourarab, and Atieh Razavi Nia, breathe life into this compelling story, making it a memorable piece in the oeuvre of Rakhshan Bani-Etemad.

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  • Release date : Feb. 4, 1991
  • Director : Rakhshan Banietemad
  • Actors: Reza Karam Rezai Reza Karam Rezai, Farimah Farjami Farimah Farjami, Abolfazl Pourarab Abolfazl Pourarab, Atefeh Razavi Atefeh Razavi
  • Writer : Rakhshan Banietemad
  • Genre : drama
  • IMDB Rating : 8
  • Language : Persian
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