Project Description

Soheila No. 17

2018       Iran       80 minutes       15+

Soheila No.17 is about an older woman desperate to get married, but will she be able to have children? It’s an unusual theme for an Iranian film. As with Ghafari’s previous film, It’s a Dream, it poses questions about gender equality through an assertive and dynamic heroine.

Festivals

  • Winner of Un Certain Regard Cannes Film Festival 2017
  • Golden Orange Award for Best Actor
  • Golden Orange Award for Best Director

Mahmoud Ghafari

Born in 1976 in Tehran, Mahmoud Ghaffari entered the landscape of Iranian cinema with a dozen award-winning shorts, some of which received prizes from his home country. Very active on the Iranian television scene, in 2006 he produced two series, THE GREY GAME and THE ADMIRERS OF LOVE. He collaborated with filmmakers Bahman Ghobadi and Asghar Fahradi, among others, before directing his first feature film, IT'S A DREAM. [...]

Director
Mahmoud Ghafari
Language
Persian with English Subtitles
Classification 
15+
Screenwriter
Mahmoud Ghafari
Producer
Amir Seyedzadeh
Cinematographer 
Ashkan Ashkani
Editor
Mohammad Tavakoli, Mahmoud Ghafari
Cast
Reza Akhlaghirad , Soudabeh Beizaee , Nasim Adabi , Misagh Zare , Zeinab Shabani , Zhila Shahi

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