The Iran Job Synopsis
Kevin Sheppard, a professional basketball player from America, helps three Iranian women.
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The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
The sports drama gives The Iran Job a strong hook, while the cultural context enriches the movie's real story, which is less about...
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Betsy Sharkey
One of those documentaries that is sad and hopeful in equal measure and exceptional in its storytelling.
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70

The New York Times

This observant documentary avoids pedagogy; it's not always artful, but it has a relaxed, light touch that never topples into pretension.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

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The description sounds like a real-life fish-out-of-water tale crossed with a sports movie. But the film wants to be more than that, and...
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60

Time Out New York

The documentary's technique of cutting between warm exchanges and the bellicose rhetoric of then-presidents Ahmadinejad and Bush wears thin...
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60

Village Voice

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Although it presents itself as merely the story of a professional basketball player named Kevin Sheppard, who, never quite making it to the...
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38

Slant Magazine

By Diego Costa
Though there's something refreshing, and disturbingly familiar, about Kevin Sheppard's spontaneity, he's certainly not the most interesting...
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Rated NR