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Son-Mother

(OPENING NIGHT FILM)
Directed by Mahnaz Mohammadi
Iran, Czech Republic | 2019 | 102 min | Unclassified 15+
Language: Persian (English Subtitles)
SYNOPSIS

In her brilliant feature debut, Mahnaz Mohammadi depicts the heartbreaking relationship of a mother and son, with mum Leila working tirelessly at a failing factory in sanctions-gripped Iran while trying to keep her family together. Join us for the Opening Night red carpet ceremony and screening of a masterly drama, with a screenplay by Mohammad Rasoulof.

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Toronto International Film Festival 2019

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Son-Mother

Directed by Mahnaz Mohammadi
Iran, Czech Republic | 2019 | 102 min | Unclassified 15+
Language: Persian (English Subtitles)
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SYNOPSIS

A widow who works tirelessly at a failing factory in Iran receives a marriage proposal that could mean financial security but also forces Leila to consider a utilitarian decision for her family that could fracture it. In her brilliant fiction-feature debut, Mahnaz Mohammadi crafts an authentic story of a relationship between a mother and a son, with a screenplay by Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof.

FESTIVALS

Toronto International Film Festival 2019

CREDITS

Director: Mahnaz Mohammadi
Screenplay: Mohammad Rasoulof
Producers: Kaveh Farnam (Europe Media Nest), Mohammad Rasoulof, Farzad Pak (Filminiran)
Director of Photography: Askhan Askhani
Editor: Mohammadreza Muini
Make-up: Mehrdad Mirkiani
Set & Costume Designer: Siamak Karinezhad
Sound Editor & Mix: Ensieh Maleki
Music Composer: Amir Molookpour
Sound Recordist: Hasan Shabankareh
Production Manager: Vahid Moshari
Post-production Coordinator: Gabriela Daniels
Post-production & VFX: Magiclab, Roashana Studios
Sound Technical House: Moon Studio, Bystrouška Studio

CAST

Raha Khodayari
Mahan Nasiri
Reza Behboodi
Shiva Ordooie
Maryam Boubani

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