Variety - Robert Koehler Departs from the norm for both commercial and auteurist work in Iran, and triumphs as a deliberately raw study of a desperate, downwardly mobile young people in Tehran.
LA Weekly - Chuck Wilson In his naturalistic, if slow-going debut feature, writer-director Hamid Ne'matolah captures Jahan and his friends moving freely about a vibrant Tehran.
Los Angeles Times - Kevin Thomas Nematollah also relies almost entirely on Golzar's brooding star presence to hold the film together. Iranian filmmakers in recent years have made many world-class movies, to which Boutique does not measure up.
Synopsis:A girl named Etti meets a window-shop decorator, and this acquaintance entails a series of adventures.
Director: Hamid Nematollah
Producer: Hamid Nematollah, Morteza Shayesteh
Executive Producer: Morteza Shayesteh
Production Company:Hedayat FilmScreenwriter: Mohammad-Hadi Karimi
Photography: Mahmoud Kalari
Editing: Mohammad Reza Moeini
Production year: 2004
Running Time: 107m, Color, 35mm, In Farsi with English subtitles.
Cast:Mohammad Reza Golzar, Golshifte Farahani, Reza Roygari, Hamed Behdad, Afsaneh Chehrazad, Saba Kamali, Yousef Teymouri, Afshin Sangchap, Akbar Moezi, Kaveh Kavian, Ali Alaie.
Fariborz Lachini scored for the Theatrical Release, after its first showing in Tehran's Fajr Film Festival.