Aghaye Halou (1970) AKA Mr. Gullible


While on the surface Mr. Gullible contains all the hallmarks of a good comedy, at its heart this movie portrays with uncommon clarity the pitfalls of love and the pain of betrayal. When the protagonist leaves his small village and travels to Tehran to find a wife, he does so with all the gusto and naivete of one who has not experienced the world. Yet even when Mr. Gullible encounters some of the harsh realities of the big city, he is not dissuaded from accomplishing his mission to find a bride. When he finally meets what he believes is the perfect woman, Mr Gullible showers her with gifts and asks her to marry him. However, his romantic visions of life with his lady love are obliterated when he discovers her true identity

Director: Dariush Mehrjui. AKA Mr. Gullible.
Writers: Dariush Mehrjui, Ali Nasirian.
Stars: Ali Nasirian, Ezzatolah Entezami, Fakhri Khorvash, Mohamad Ali Keshavarz.
Cinematographer: Houshang Baharlou.
Composer: Hormouz Farhat.


Quality is poor for this one but watchable, I boosted the audio a bit.

RIP Dariush Mehrjui (1939-2023)

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