HERE / Iro

Told in a strikingly confident visual style, Here is a portrait of a man who is tormented by the forthcoming death of his son. As he tries to save him from this irreversible destiny, restlessness begins to fill him with obsession and agony.

A unique and spectacular work of poetic cinema, the film proposes a radical and yet arresting style of storytelling reminiscent of some of the masters of Iranian cinema such as Sohrab Shahid Saless.

Director: Hadi Mohaghegh

Premiere: São Paulo IFF

Iran, 2018, 82’, Farsi, EN + CZ subtitles

Screenings:

Thursday 17. 1.   18:30 – Světozor Small Hall + debate with the director

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Saturday 19. 1.   18:15 – Světozor Big Hall + debate with the director

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Director

Born in 1978, Hadi Mohaghegh started his filmmaking career in 2010. His first feature film, Bardou, was awarded at numerous film festivals and was followed by Immortal, his second feature film which won the New Currents best film at the Busan International Film Festival.

Here is Hadi’s latest film which has confidently followed the success of his previous films and has been screened with rave reception at various prestigious festivals globally.