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Finding Farideh

Directed by Azadeh Moussavi, Kourosh Ataee
Iran | 2018 | 88 min | Unclassified 15+
Language: Dutch/English/Persian (English Subtitles)
SYNOPSIS

Farideh, an Iranian woman who had been abandoned in a holy shrine in Iran when she was six-months old and adopted by a Dutch couple, overcomes her fears and starts a personal journey to her motherland Iran for the first time to meet three families who claim to be her biological family.

FESTIVALS

2019 Los Angeles Film Awards
2019 Iran Cinema Celebration
2019 Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema
2018 Cinema Vérité International Documentary Film Festival

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Finding Farideh

Directed by Azadeh Moussavi, Kourosh Ataee
Iran | 2018 | 88 min | Unclassified 15+
Language: Dutch/English/Persian (English Subtitles)
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SYNOPSIS

Finding Farideh is a feature-length documen­tary about an Iranian girl named Farideh, who had been abandoned in a holy shrine In Iran when she was 6 months old In 1976, and then she got adopted by a Dutch couple and left Iran to the Netherlands to start her new life. Her parents promised to take her to Iran when she turns 18, but it never happened because they always thought that Iran is a dangerous coun­try to go. Now, she overcomes her fears and starts a personal journey to her motherland Iran for the first time to meet three families who claim to be her biological family and to find out about her Iranian identity and culture.

FESTIVALS

2019 Los Angeles Film Awards
2019 Iran Cinema Celebration
2019 Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema
2018 Cinema Vérité International Documentary Film Festival

CREDITS

Directors Azadeh Moussavi, Kourosh Ataee
Director of Photography Mohamad Hadadi
Editor Hamid Najafirad
Sound Recordist Hassan Shabankareh
Sound Design and Mix
Ensieh Maleki
Narrator Eline Farideh Koning
Music
Afshin Azizi
Colorist
BillyWychgej
Directors Consultanat
Rakhshan Bani-Etemad
Production Manager
Shahin Danesh far
Assistant Director
Sadaf Sadeghianpour
Producers
Azadeh Moussavi, Kourosh Ataee

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