Secret Ballot

A satiric, if somewhat slow, look at the dream of democracy and the power of the popular vote in contemporary Iran. It's election day and, as dawn breaks across the beach of a small Iranian island, a large wooden box is airdropped from a passing plane. The crate contains a sealed ballot box, a map of the island and a set of instructions. At 8:15, a boat...read more

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01:37 — A soldier (Cyrus Abidi) paired with a female voting agent (Nassim Abdi) travel about trying to get the citizens to vote.

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  • Released: 2001
  • Rating: G
  • Review: A satiric, if somewhat slow, look at the dream of democracy and the power of the popular vote in contemporary Iran. It's election day and, as dawn breaks across the beach of a small Iranian island, a large wooden box is airdropped from a passing plane. The… (more)

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