delivers an extraordinary performance in this drama about a lesbian woman
desperate to escape persecution in her native Iran. After procuring a fake
visa and passport, she travels to Germany, where she pleads for political
asylum. When her petition is shot down, she assumes the identity of a
young man, and becomes close friends with a single mother (Anneke Kim
Sarnau) who's unaware of her true identity. "An Iranian version of Boys
Don't Cry, Unveiled overflows with sociopolitical outrage"
(Dennis Lim, Village Voice). German and Farsi with English