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July 31, 2007

The Seventh Seal look-alike

A scene from The Seventh Seal and a book cover.

Bergman lost his final game of chess.

One of the world's leading directors of modern cinema Ingmar Bergman, has died at the age of 89. Death itself had long been one of the subjects of his films - most famously represented as a chess player in his film, The Seventh Seal.

Posted by mehrdad at 05:33 PM | Films | Look-alikes |

July 30, 2007

Moon look-alike


A daf is a large-sized frame drum used to accompany both popular and classical music in Iran, Kurdistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey (where it is called tef), Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and India (where it is known as the Dafli).

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Posted by mehrdad at 10:12 PM | Look-alikes | Music |

July 24, 2007

The Petrol Rationing


After Stanley Kubrick?s The Shining

Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, turned down chance to star in Oliver Stone film but he would have been happy with Stanley Kubrick.

>> Petrol Rationing in Iran

Posted by mehrdad at 10:57 AM | Films |

July 21, 2007

Monsoon hits North London

The British summer holiday season began yesterday with 85mm of rain that brought flooding and transport chaos in London.

Posted by mehrdad at 02:40 PM | Videos |

July 09, 2007

Starry Night Look-alike


Dasht-e Kavir & Starry Night by Van Gogh

The Dasht-e Kavir, or plain of desert, is the largest desert in Iran. It is a primarily uninhabited wasteland, made of mud and salt marshes covered with crusts of salt that protect the little moisture from completely evaporating.

Link via Forever Under Construction

Posted by mehrdad at 06:41 PM | Look-alikes |