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The production is cold-feeling yet teeming with humanity, with the many urbanscapes particularly compelling in their persuasiveness. With its heart on its sleeve, Tehran's a better tragedy than it is a thriller - and perhaps intended that way.
While it would've benefited from sharper storytelling and editing, Tehran still manages to pull off the daunting task of telling personal stories while looking at the long history of political tensions between two nations.
Suspenseful at its core, with hints of humour, a dose of emotion and fundamentally affecting, the series finally asks: who defines your identity, and what happens if you choose to question or change that?
It's not that it's on the wrong side of a geopolitical conflict. It's that, emanating from outside the land it takes as its subject, it doesn't have enough on its mind to recognize one side of that conflict as truly real.