Laleh (Drive) 


Laleh is a true story of a young woman in post-revolution Iran, struggling against all odds to break through in one of the most male dominated sports worldwide. All the while fighting a ... See full summary »


Essy Niknejad


Essy Niknejad

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Status: Post-production | See complete list of  »
Comments: still in post, some pick-up shooting too
Updated: 6 December 2015
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Homayoun Ershadi ... Mr. Shahin
Nicholas Guilak ... Bijan
Niki Karimi ... Add agency
Sinan Tuzcu Sinan Tuzcu ... Reza
Mitra Hajjar ... Sanam
Azita Hajian Azita Hajian ... Pari
Mohammad Sadeghi Mohammad Sadeghi ... Mr. Nasiry
Sam Gharibian Sam Gharibian ... Ahmad
Leila Otadi Leila Otadi ... Sara (as Leila Outadi)
Nader Talebzadeh Nader Talebzadeh ... Religion consulted
Zhubin Rahbar ... Nader
Mohammad Motevaselani Mohammad Motevaselani ... Head of car fedaration
Iliya Keyvan Iliya Keyvan ... Marketing Assistant
Arshia Talebi Arshia Talebi ... Babak
Iraj Nowzari Iraj Nowzari ... Morsal
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Laleh is a true story of a young woman in post-revolution Iran, struggling against all odds to break through in one of the most male dominated sports worldwide. All the while fighting a system bent on stopping her in a society ran by theocracy and decades of male dominance. She will face the biggest challenge of her life, not on the race track but on her path getting there; defying old tradition, family, religion and the Car Racing Federation of Iran. She risks everything for her right to race, and opens a pathway for millions to follow... "If you want to stop me, you have to catch me first" Written by PR of the movie

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If you want to STOP her, You'll have to CATCH her first...


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Since this movie got the shooting permission and directed by Essy Niknejad about the Laleh Seddigh the first ever female, start racing against all professional male drivers, slowly but surely became the icon and headlines of all Iranian Newspaper and all kinds of web sites, TV's , Radios and even some important news agencies not only in Iran, but also got attention of other news agency outside of the country such as VOA, BBC, Euro News, Asian News, Arab News and got people in Europe, Asia and even North America. See more »

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Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran See more »

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Sound Mix:

3 Channel Stereo (Western Electric Sound System)



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 widescreen
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