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Iranian Opposition Uses Hollywood Tactics

The Iranian opposition created this mock movie-like trailer to rally support for today's protests.

It's serious, but funny -- think "Pirates of the Caribbean" meets the green movement -- and it has the same vibrancy that's been associated with all of the recent protests.

This English-language version has already gotten some 20,000 page views.

-- Kristin Deasy

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