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When God Sleeps (2017)

This rap-punk-rock documentary tells the story of Iranian musician Shahin Najafi who is forced into hiding after hardline clerics issue a fatwa for his death, incensed by a rap song that ... See full summary »

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Till Schauder

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Till Schauder
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shahryar Ahadi Shahryar Ahadi ... Manager
Zari Ahadi Zari Ahadi ... Friend
Leili Bazargan Leili Bazargan ... Leili
Majid Kazemi Majid Kazemi ... Majid
Shahin Najafi Shahin Najafi ... Himself
Simon Scheibel Simon Scheibel ... Simon
M.C. Augusto Stahlke M.C. Augusto Stahlke ... Augusto (as Augusto Stahlke)
Nico Stallmann Nico Stallmann ... Nico
BenTai Trawinski BenTai Trawinski ... Ben
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This rap-punk-rock documentary tells the story of Iranian musician Shahin Najafi who is forced into hiding after hardline clerics issue a fatwa for his death, incensed by a rap song that focuses on the oppression of women and human rights abuses. Shahin's frantic escape leads to an impossible romance when he falls in love with the granddaughter of the first Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Their backgrounds make their relationship a modern-day Romeo and Juliet.

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German | Persian

Release Date:

20 April 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wenn Gott schläft See more »

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