“Leila’s Brothers” Red Carpet at The 75th Annual Cannes Film Festival

One of the best crime movies, and perhaps one of the best movies period, to come out in recent years was Iranian writer-director Saeed Roustaee’s epic police drama, Just 6.5. Set in a modern-day Tehran teeming with corruption, crackheads and cops fighting to keep the city from spinning out of control, it was the kind of sprawling, action-packed and morally complex thriller that they simply don’t make in Hollywood anymore — or if they do make it, it’s on television and it’s called The Wire.

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May 25, 2022 | 5:09 pm