Teheran, 1988. The war between Iran and Iraq is violently reaching its end, with constant bombing of the city. While a mother and her daughter struggle to stick close together, an evil presence lurks in their apartment. Imagine a Persian-style The Babadook and you’ll find one of this season’s big surprises that, under the shadow of terror, harbors an intelligent political allegory.
Iran-born and London-based, he was named an emerging talent by the Cristal Festival Europe's Young Directors Forum. His short Two & Two (12) was nominated for the BAFTA awards.
Cast & Crew:
UNITED KINGDOM / JORDAN / QATAR, 2016
Lucan Toh, Oliver Roskill, Emily Leo
Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi