When parody becomes political, it's no laughing matter
TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: That the leadership of Iran has no sense of humour will not surprise even those vaguely acquainted with that Islamic republic. Ayatollahs are not known for their timing, or grasp of comic nuance. Even so, the...
Superb performances distinguish this sad story. 
Kingsley plays exiled Iranian Colonel Behrani who now works at menial jobs in the United States to maintain the fiction of a lifestyle he and his wife Nadi, Shohreh Aghdashloo, once enjoyed in their home country. When he spots a house for sale by...