Set during the Second World War, the story follows a Jewish man who avoids being sent to a concentration camp by claiming to be Persian.
When a German military officer enlists him to speak him Farsi, he must pretend to speak the language to secure his survival.
Cast: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Lars Eidinger, Jonas Nay, David Schütter, Alexander Beyer, Andreas Hofer, Leonie Benesch, Giuseppe Schillaci
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Title: Persian Lessons (2020)
Directed by: Vadim Perelman
Date of birth: 8 September 1963, Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Country: Russia | Belarus
Language: English | German | Farsi | French | Italian
Runtime: 127 min.