The Persian Connection Movie

Status: Completed As of April 23, 2017

Completed: Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

The Persian Connection

2017 | Action Crime | 1hr, 43m

After being wrongly accused of stealing from his former boss, an Iranian gangster must hunt down stolen drugs in this neon-noir fever dream set in the Persian and Russian underworld of Los Angeles, where pink nails reign supreme.

U.S. Release Date

The Persian Connection release date is set for August, 2017. This will be a Limited in theaters release.

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Directed by

Daniel Y-Li Grove


Daniel Y-Li Grove


Rating MPAA

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As a child soldier, Behrouz (Reza Sixo Safai) miraculously survived the Iran-Iraq War to be squirreled away to the streets of Los Angeles. After two decades under the ruthless Iranian mobster Cirrus Golshiri (Parviz Sayyad), Behrouz leaves the underworld to follow his American Dream of becoming a “Real Estate Man”. But after a chance encounter involving a high-stakes poker game, he is brought back into the life he left behind and accused of stealing from his former boss. Behrouz and his Russian girlfriend Oksana (Helena Mattsson), must hunt down missing drugs as events from his past and present clash spiraling out of control.
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