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(Dast-neveshtehaa nemisoosand)

Manuscripts Don’t Burn thumb
Director: Mohammed Rasoulof
Iran 2013
125 minutes
Cert: 15
 

 

The director of this film defied a ban from making films imposed on him by the Iranian government and is facing a prison sentence for his efforts. Hitmen for the Iranian government are given the task of finding and destroying a manuscript, which details a failed attempt to assassinate some writers. The violence and trauma associated with censorship are highlighted in this brave piece of work.

Manuscripts Don’t Burn thumb
Manuscripts Don’t Burn thumb
Manuscripts Don’t Burn thumb