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Tehran: Season 1 (2020)



Critic Consensus: Tehran's expertly plotted twists further elevate a geopolitical thriller deftly balanced between the global and the personal.


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A new espionage thriller from "Fauda" writer Moshe Zonder that tells the thrilling story of a Mossad agent who goes deep undercover on a dangerous mission in Tehran that places her and everyone around her in dire jeopardy.


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Critic Reviews for Tehran: Season 1

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (9)

Tehran makes it clear that the Mossad is capable of unsavory violence, and it pointedly avoids reducing Iranians to monsters, carefully making a distinction between the people and their government.

September 25, 2020 | Full Review…
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The true action is configured in the persistent displacement between borders but also between personal loyalties and family roots. [Full review in Spanish]

January 11, 2022 | Full Review…

Tehran moves away from traditional stereotypes about Iran, and highlights the range of different, and often complicated, feelings the Iranian people have about their government.

March 25, 2021 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Eventually, the reality hits you: There are neither heroes nor villains in Tehran. As in real life, 'good guys' and 'bad guys' are hard to find.

February 21, 2021 | Full Review…

Tehran is extremely intense, and it's smart and fast, with little dramatic relief. I learned a lot about life and alliances in certain parts of the world.

October 2, 2020 | Full Review…

This handsome Israeli spy drama is tense and involving from the get-go, and while it doesn't always feel as fiendishly plotted as you might expect it to be, it provides uncommon insight into the complex human fabric of a region.

October 21, 2020 | Full Review…

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