Barari is the unvarnished offspring of Kiarostami and Hitchcock! - Contributed by: Diana Lucy Rooks

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Monday, April 18 2005 @ 11:53 PM EST - Contributed by: Diana Lucy Rooks


 

The 2nd Annual Indianapolis International Film Festival runs April 21-24 at the Hollywood Bar and Filmworks. The opening night gala is only a week away, and Brian Owens, founder of the Indianapolis International Film Festival, has a lot to do. At regular intervals, boxes and cans of movies arrive at his desk in the lobby of the Hollywood Bar and Filmworks...

...but Iran is still turning heads. Working within the confines of a production code that restricts depictions of adult relationships, Iranian storytellers have produced some of the best films ever made about the lives of children. Dead Heat Under the Shrubs, by new director Esmael Barari, throws a seemingly innocent boy together with a sketchy older woman to produce a taut, 71-minute tale of suspense.

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