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"Appropriate Behavior": The Sundance Film For The Persian Bisexual In All Of Us

"I'm looking for the grown-up underwear of a woman in charge of her sexuality and not afraid of change."

Here's what you need to know about the film:

Akhavan is pulling off a hat trick for her first film; acting as writer, director, and actor.

The film will be competing in the NEXT category. "Pure, bold works distinguished by an innovative, forward-thinking approach to storytelling" are included in this program.

Many of Shirin's experiences in the film were drawn from Akhavan's own life.

The film was inspired by her own popular web series, The Slope.

There will be sex scenes that are actually relatable — landing somewhere between painfully awkward and unbelievably perfect.

The cast is a wonderful mix of both familiar and new faces.

Yes, that is Scott Adsit from the likes of 30 Rock, but you're going to love meeting the rest of the cast, including Halley Feiffer and Rebecca Henderson, just as much.

The film will make you laugh, cringe, and maybe even tear up a bit.

Like many other recent portrayals of young adults set in Brooklyn, the film has been compared to HBO's Girls. Akhavan makes it clear, "This is just Brooklyn as I experienced it — everyone sees things differently."

Akhavan prefers comparing the film to Woody Allen's Annie Hall, which served as structural inspiration.

Check out a recently released clip of the film now:

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