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Project Description

Nahid

State Premiere | 2015

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Director's Biography
Director's Biography
Ida Panahandeh was born in Tehran in 1979. She has an MFA in Directing, and a BFA in Film Photography. To date she has made many short films, TV movies and was awarded in different national TV festivals. She was a participate of Berlinale Talent Campus in 2009 with her short film “Cockscomb Flower”. As a female filmmaker, she has always been interested in women’s issues and has tried her best in improving the cultural views on women by making documentaries, the effort which is also reflected in her first feature film, “Nahid”.

Synopsis

A young divorcee living with her son in a small northern city of Iran, wants to marry the man she has fallen in love with. According to the current rules, the father has the custody of children; however, her ex-husband has granted her that right on the condition that she doesn’t remarry. Struggling to keep both of her beloved ones, she has to think about the third option: Temporary Marriage (Sighe). However, this will get her into a predicament, as despite its being legal, Sighe is not well-received by the society at all. Would temporary marriage be a good solution for her?

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Festivals

  • Winner of Un Certain Regard special jury prize for debut films at Cannes Film Festival

 

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Production Team

Director
Ida Panahandeh
Country
Iran
Runtime 
105 min
Language
Persian with English Subtitles
Premiere Status 
Classification 
18+
Year
2015
Screenwriter 
Ida Panahandeh, Arsalan Amiri
Producer
Bijan Emkanian
Cinematographer 
Morteza Gheidi
Editor
Arsalan Amiri
Cast
Sareh Bayat, Pejman Bazeghi, Navid Mohammad Zadeh, Milad Hossein Pour, Pouria Rahimi, Nasrin Babaei

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