Rarely photos of Dariush Mehrjui

In Hamoun (1989), a portrait of an intellectual whose life is falling apart, Mehrjui sought to depict his generation’s post-revolutionary turn from politics to mysticism. Hamoon was voted the best Iranian film ever by readers and contributors to the Persian journal Film Monthly.In 1995, Mehrjui made Pari, an unauthorized loose film adaptation of J. D. Salinger’s book Franny and Zooey.