Maxx - 2005

Directed by Saman Moughadam

In this Bollywood-esque musical comedy an expatriate Iranian lounge singer is mistaken for a renowned symphony orchestra conductor and invited back to Iran to put on a performance. Once this mistake is revealed, all parties involved scramble to cover their tracks and make the best of the situation.

Color, 1 hour 50 minutes, Farsi

Watch Trailer (Farsi), Watch Scene (Farsi w/English subtitles)

Star Rating


Never Ranked

Cast


Farhad Ayish Max
Gohar Kheirandish Lady Gohari
Pegah Ahangarani Pegah
Mohammad Reza Sharifinia  
Rumbad Javen  
Cyrus Ebrahim Zadeh  

Crew


Writer Peiyman Ghassemkhani
Director Saman Moughadam
Producer Morteza Shayesteh
Director of Photography Turaj Mansouri
Sound Recordist Hayedeh Sharzadi
Production Designer Aydin Zarif
Editor Mohammad Reza Moini
Sound Mixer Peiyvan Abnar
Music Amir Tavasoli

Pictures


Government officials review their progress in bringing skilled expatriates back to Iran.

Government officials review their progress in bringing skilled expatriates back to Iran.

Lady Gohari has been charged with finding a famous Iranian musician.

Lady Gohari has been charged with finding a famous Iranian musician.

Gohari and her staff searching for a suitable musician.

Gohari and her staff searching for a suitable musician.

Los Angeles lounge singer 'Max' accidentally gets the invite.

Los Angeles lounge singer "Max" accidentally gets the invite.

Max is overwhelmed at seeing the country of his childhood and how it has changed.

Max is overwhelmed at seeing the country of his childhood and how it has changed.

Unfamiliar with the subtle way that the Persian language has changed, Max accidentally sets off a riot with his misuse of the vocabulary.

Unfamiliar with the subtle way that the Persian language has changed, Max accidentally sets off a riot with his misuse of the vocabulary.

Max imparts his musical wisdom on classically trained Pegah (Pegah Ahangarani).

Max imparts his musical wisdom on classically trained Pegah (Pegah Ahangarani).

Protesters assemble at Max's hotel, he mistakes them for fans despite their chants of 'death to the traitor.'

Protesters assemble at Max's hotel, he mistakes them for fans despite their chants of "death to the traitor."

One of the protestors has a sit down with Max and accuses him of 'crashing their culture.'

One of the protestors has a sit down with Max and accuses him of "crashing their culture."

Farewell Performance - 'Who the hell is Beethoven?'

Farewell Performance - "Who the hell is Beethoven?"

DVD


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