I admit there are some similarities to the character I played in Narges.It is possible to use studio make-up to have a person look like me.
Inside Iran, however, people claim that there have been others before this, but that this is the first one that was publicly acknowledged, and the first time the legal authorities decided to do something about it.
In June 2007, the Parliament of Iran voted overwhelmingly in support of a bill that could make the production of and participation in pornographic media an offense punishable by death.
If so, it is going to be dealt with as a case of corruption and prostitution." Some legal experts believed Ebrahimi’s denial would have been enough to avoid a guilty verdict had she been tried.
Under Iranian law, film and video footage must be supported by additional evidence or a confession.
He said that the film was a good one, but could not be released with Ebrahimi in it, and suggested that her scenes be re-shot with a different actress.
The film's director, Mojataba Raei, has reportedly refused to re-shoot Ebrahimi's scenes.
After Iranian investigators requested he be arrested, He was reported to have claimed that he and the woman in the film were temporarily married at the time. While Ebrahimi was banned from appearing in films or on television, no formal charges were ever filed against her.
Under the precepts of Shi'a Islam, sex during temporary marriage is permitted. An Iranian judiciary official was quoted as saying: "It depends on finding out whether she had a deliberate role in the case ...
The so-called Iranian sex tape scandal involves the public outcry and judicial proceedings against Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, an actress who appeared in the soap opera Nargess, and an associate producer, accused of appearing together in an explicit sex tape, allegedly filmed for private consumption with a camcorder, a serious crime under Iranian law.