Project Description

Disappearance

2017       Iran       88 minutes       15+

On a cold winter night in modern Tehran, a couple of young lovers run into a serious problem with only have a few hours to come up with a solution. They go from hospital to hospital in search for help, but none of the hospitals will admit the young woman to provide her with the medical attention she desperately requires. Having to hide the situation from their parents, they are caught between conservative traditions and modern day desires and must face their uncertain futures.

Festivals

  • Venice Film Festival – Orizzonti Competition
  • Toronto International Film Festival

Ali Asgari

Ali Asgari was born in Tehran, Iran. He studied cinema in Italy. He is an alumnus of Berlinale Talent Campus 2013. Two of his short films More Than Two Hours (2013) and The Silence (2016, co-directed by Farnoosh Samadi) were in competition at Festival De Cannes where they competed for the Short Film Palme d’Or. His short film The Baby premiered in competition of Venice Film Festival in 2014. [...]

Director
Ali Asgari
Language
Persian with English Subtitles
Classification 
15+
Screenwriter
Farnoosh Samadi, Ali Asgari
Producer
Pouria Heidary Oureh, Ali sadraei
Cinematographer 
Ashkan Ashkani
Editor
Ehsan Vaseghi
Cast
Sadaf Asgari, Amir Reza Ranjbaran, Nafiseh Zare, Sahar Sotoodeh, Mohammad Heidari

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