hotly debated comedy from Iran, SNOWMAN tells the story of young Abbas, a man
desperate to immigrate to America, the land of his dreams.Abbas is so desperate
that he dresses as a woman in the hopes of marrying an American man so he can
a U.S. citizen. But, how long can he go until
he is discovered . . .
Mirbagheris ticklish tale of crossdressing
taps into a common motif in
Iranian culturea character in a difficult situation who passes as a member
of the opposite gender to get out of trouble.Despite this familiar theme, this
bubbly comedy was quite controversial when released in Iran.