Appropriate Behavior

For Shirin, being part of a perfect Persian family isn't easy. Acceptance eludes her from all sides: her family doesn't know she's bisexual, and her ex-girlfriend, Maxine, can't understand why she doesn't tell them. Even the six-year-old boys in her moviemaking class are too distracted to focus on her for more than a second. Following a family announcement of her brother's betrothal to a parentally-approved Iranian prize catch, Shirin embarks on a private rebellion involving a series of pan-sexual escapades, while trying to decipher what went wrong with Maxine.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Desiree Akhavan

Cast:

  • Desiree Akhavan
  • Rebecca Henderson
  • Scott Adsit
  • Halley Feiffer
  • Anh Duong
  • Hooman Majd
  • Arian Moayed
  • Aimee Mullins

Writer:

  • Desiree Akhavan

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