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Directed by: Shalize Arefpour
Production Year: 2009  Country: Iran    Length: 88 minutes


During the rule of the Taliban in Afghanistan about 3 million Afghans, mostly illegal immigrants, entered Iran, causing numerous problems for the Iranian and hardly being accepted by the society. This film is the story of a 17 year old rural girl, Mahi, who falls in love with an Afghan student named Heiran, who has come to their village to work. But given the position of Afghans in Iran, Mahi’s family is strictly against her marriage. She is forced to choose between her family and her love.


Director: Shalize Arefpour
Writer: Shalize Arefpour, Naghmeh Samini
Producers: Rakhshan Banietemad and Jahangir Kosari
Cinematographer: Hossein Jafarian
Production Designer: Amir Esbati
Editor: Sepideh Abdolvahab
Music: Alireza Kohan Deyri


Baran Kosari
Mehrdad Seddighian
Khosro Shakibaei
Farhad Aslani
Jaleh Sameti

In Competition – Feature Films

In Competition – Feature Films