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Divorce: Iranian Style

About this programme

Documentary challenging accepted notions of the way marriage is dealt with in Muslim societies. Kim Longinotto and Ziba Mir-Hosseini follow the goings-on in the matrimonial court of Judge Deldar, in the heart of Tehran. A 16-year old girl is desperate to escape from an arranged marriage to a man twice her age, while a woman struggles to get custody of her children against her ex-husband and strict Islamic law.

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Crew

Producer
Kim Longinotto
Producer
Ziba Mir-Hosseini
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