The standout moment features the incredible performance of Ali Nasiriyan in the role of Haj Younes, an elderly man deeply in love.
Nasiriyan captures the essence of desperation as unrequited love burns within him, overshadowing the 50 years he has spent in prayer to God.
Haj Younes begins to question the very fabric of his existence. He reflects on his life, wondering why fate has led him to love at such an age.
The episode promises to be a moving exploration of love's complexities, brought to life by Nasiriyan's powerful performance.
Produced by Esmaeel Afifeh and directed by Hassan Fathi, 'The Forbidden Fruit' goes on air every night at 23:00 GMT.
iFilm English TV will also repeat each episode of the series the following day at 05:00, 11:00 and 17:00.
‘The Forbidden Fruit’ tells the story of a severely religious businessman whose faith is being put to question after he meets a young girl who is in desperate need of his help.
His once perfect life collapses in front of his eyes as he realizes the pretense that is threatening his reputation, faith and family.
Among the cast list are Ammar Tafti, Hanieh Tavassoli, Amir Jafari, Tannaz Tabatabaee, Gohar Kheirandish, Ali Nasiriyan, Nima Raeesi, Hormoz Hedayat, Kazem Balouchi, Shabnam Farshadjou, Sediqeh Kianfar, Kianoush Gerami, and Javad Ensafi.
‘The Forbidden Fruit’, produced in 2007, is comprised of 31 episodes.