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36e 18 - 27.03.2022

Under the Shadow

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Towards the end of the 1980s, the war between Iran and Iraq is raging and young mother Shideh's husband must go and fight. Shideh, who now has to give up medical school, finds herself alone in Tehran. Meanwhile, her daughter begins acting strangely, as if possessed... Best Film at the NIFFF in Neuchâtel, 2016.

  • Fiction
  • Iran, Jordan, Qatar, UK
  • 2016 | 84 min. | Colour
  • Language : Farsi
  • Subtitles : English
Cast & Crew
Babak Anvari
Kit Fraser
Chris Barwell
Will McGillivray
Gavin Cullen
Alex Joseph
Chris Barwell
Alex Joseph
Richard Kondal
Narges Rashidi
Avin Manshadi
Bobby Naderi
Ray Haratian
Hamidreza Djavdan
Oliver Roskill
Production Company
, Wigwam Films
Print Contact
The Festival Agency
Selina Boye
Babak Anvari
Iran, 1983
2005 What’s Up with Adam? (short)
2005 Creed (short)
2007 Solitary (short)
2011 Two & Two (short)

Conception: By the way studio - Développement: Agence MiNT

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