Iron Island

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Squatters live on a mothballed oil tanker in the Persian Gulf. The children attend a school on board; men harvest scrap metal and old oil in the hull; women keep house and raise children and Captain Nemat runs it all with an iron hand. We follow a lad who rescues fish trapped in the hull, an old man who stares at the sun, the idealistic teacher, and Ahmad, the Captain's assistant who has fallen in love with a young woman whose father wants to marry her to someone of means. What future has this sinking city?

  1. Mohammad Rasoulof

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ali Nassirian

    Ali Nassirian

    Captain Nemat

  2. Hossein Farzi-Zadeh


  3. Neda Pakdaman

    The girl

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Iron Island


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Original Title جزیره آهنی

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 1, 2005


Original Language Persian

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Still needs a little work.

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