Obsession grips a law-abiding and disciplined forensics doctor when he begins to think that he may have caused a child’s death.
Torn between his doubts and fears, he begins to sway away from his girlfriend and to get closer to the poor and devastated family mourning the death of their young kid. A handsomely crafted and exceptionally well played drama, this gripping film marks the rise of a strong and authentic voice in Iranian cinema.
Director: Vahid Jalilvand
Premiere: Venice IFF
Iran, 2017, 104’, Farsi, EN + CZ subtitles
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Born in 1976, Vahid Jalilvand is one of most interesting figures of Iranian cinema, although he has directed only two feature films. His debut feature, Wednesday, May 9, received the Fipersci Award for the Best Film in the International Critic’s Week at the Venice International Film Festival.
He then extended his success much further with his next film, No Date, No Signature, which earned him and his main actor the Orizzonti Awards of the 74th Venice International Film Festival for best director and best actor, respectively. The film has been hailed globally and has received numerous awards throughout the world.