Shirin in Love Synopsis
Although she's betrothed to a fellow Iranian, a young woman falls in love with a lighthouse dweller.
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Shirin in Love blends tangy romantic comedy and tart social satire into a cinematic cocktail that's pleasingly off-beat, warm-spirited and...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Mary Houlihan
There’s a glint of a clever idea here, but writer-director Ramin Niami’s reliance on tired rom-com tropes only serve to drag down the film,...
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The Dissolve

By Noah Berlatsky
A pallid romantic comedy possessed of neither imagination nor heart, it stumbles, like its star, from one familiar setpiece to another with...
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Washington Post

By Mark Jenkins
Although Boniadi makes Shirin nearly as likable as she’s supposed to be, writer-director Ramin Niami’s movie is crudely contrived and...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
A blandly generic romantic comedy mainly notable for its largely centering on Iranian-American characters, Shirin in Love demonstrates that...
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Village Voice

By Aaron Hillis
There's very little to distinguish this from every other characterless rom-com with a demographically marketable hook.
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The New York Times

By Nicolas Rapold
It’s the kind of movie that makes you zero in on and root for an actor (Ms. Madigan) as she tries to wring something real out of her lines,...
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By Dennis Harvey
When not serving up sentimental contrivance, Shirin in Love is just tepidly cute, with wan comic situations and lines that provide little...
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Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
An abject filmmaking lesson in the many ways to irk moviegoers: cardboard characters, dippy plotting, sentimental overkill and tortuous...
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Definitly go see

By reghtesadi
This movie definitely has a story line with an unexpected twist which just adds to the excitement of the whole plot. It was emotional and funny at times with some great acting. I think Nazanin...

Loved it!

By drmmadjid
Modern time love story with fantastic performances. Surprisingly exceeded my expectations in a good way....


By roxanabehjati
Must GO!!...

By mlaura565
Sadly, this movie makes the list of most disappointing movies of all times .. The actors suffered from overacting and the leads lacked substance . The beautiful scenery is the only positive element...

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Rated NR