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For Iranian-American hipster Shirin (writer/director Akhavan), being part of a perfect Persian family isn’t easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn’t know she’s bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine (Henderson), can’t understand why she doesn’t tell them.

Following a family announcement of her brother’s betrothal to a parentally approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of pansexual escapades, while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine.

“A kind of Iranian American-bisexual Annie Hall crossed with an episode or two of HBO’s girls.” LA Times

“A razor-sharp bisexual rom-com” The Guardian ★★★

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