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Running Time: 106 minutes
Language: Persian with English subtitles
Venue: Playhouse Theater [40 Main Street, Tiburon]
Cast: Milad Keymaram,Seyd Mostafa Ghadiri, Behdokht Valian, Sahar Dolat Shahi
Showtime: Saturday, April 13, 2019 @ 08:00 PM
Director: Nima Eghlima
Description: Now in his thirties, Amir is beleaguered by other peoples’ problems. His friend Ali’s ex-wife and son have gone missing, his sister is desperately trying to break away from the family, and his parents are trying to keep the family together. Amir is a film about contemporary Iran, about a generation whose private lives are determined more by the rules of society than by their own will.
First-time writer/director Nima Eghlima tells the story of a man—and, ultimately a country—suffocating under the weight of societal expectations and a foreboding sense that all his efforts to meet them will be futile in this bleakly urgent slice of social realism from Iran.
We meet 30-something Amir at a point in his life where he has become the epicenter of other people’s problems. His friend’s ex-wife has gone missing, having threatened to leave the country with the couple’s son; his grown-up sister is desperate to leave home despite their parents’ fierce efforts to keep the family together.
It isn’t clear whether Amir intends to help all of them, but no-one’s asking him to… Nima Eghlima’s feature debut is a film about a contemporary Iranian generation that is subject to so many rules there’s no room for free will. Using resourceful image-framing and precision camerawork he articulates issues that are still taboo, but that doesn’t make them any less pressing.
Screening with: Translation
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