30.09. - 09.10.2021

Tehran Taboo Germany, Austria 2016 | 93 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Ali Soozandeh

ALI SOOZANDEH (*1970) studied art in Teheran and emigrated in 1995 to Germany, where he has been involved in numerous film and TV projects as an animation specialist. Tehran Taboo is the first film of his own.

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ANIMATION In the schizophrenic world of Teheran, the paths of three self-confident women and one male musician cross. In the city, sex, corruption, prostitution and drugs are a parallel universe to the restrictive religious regime. Circumventing bans has become a national sport and breaking taboos a means of self-realization. Tehran Taboo is a gripping, disturbing journey to the dark corners of Iranian society, where nothing is as it seems and where the public view does not usually reach.
Original title: Tehran Taboo
Film type: Animation
Original language: Farsi
Section: Freihafen
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Ali Soozandeh
Screenplay: Ali Soozandeh
Cast: Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, Elmira Rafizadeh, Arash Marandi, Bilal Yasar
Producer: Frank Geiger, Ali Samadi Ahadi
Director of Photography: Martin Gschlacht
Music: Ali N. Askin
Production Design:
Editor: Andrea Mertens, Frank Geiger
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor: Christian Cloos, Doris Hepp, Heinrich Mis
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Camino Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: Celluloid Dreams
Production: Little Dream Entertainment GmbH; coop99 filmproduktion; ZDF; Arte; ORF
Contact: Ali Samadi (Produktion), Little Dream Entertainment GmbH: / Fedora Weber, Camino Filmverleih GmbH:


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