Rakhshan Banietemad // Iran, 2014
Fiction Feature // FF2014
Seven people in Tehran: intellectuals, artists, workers, civil servants. As if in a documentary, the camera accompanies them through their everyday lives. At work, in their partnerships, in their struggles with the authorities. Their stories criss-cross and connect to become a mosaic of Iranian society in close-up, in which issues like the position of women and the role of the regime become tangible. Tales is Rakshan Banietemad’s first fictional film for almost a decade and one of the most significant Iranian films of the year.
DirectorRakshan Banietemad (*1954) is one of the leading female directors in Iran. Her films The Blue-Veiled (1995) and Under the Skin of the City (2000) won numerous awards at international festivals.
OV with English subtitles
Rakhshan Banietemad, Farid Mostafavi
Fatemeh Motamedaria, Peiman Moadi, Baran Kosari, Farhad Aslani, Golab Adineh
Kanoon Iran Novin
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