aka Napadid Shodan First screened in September 2017
Director: Ali Asgari. Cast: Sadaf Asgari, Amir Reza Ranjbaran, Nazanin Ahmadi, Pedram Ansari, Mohammad Heidari, Mohammad Kamal Alavi, Marjan Nekouei, Firouzeh Roknivand, Katayoon Saleki, Sahar Sotoodeh, Nafiseh Zare. Screenplay: Ali Asgari and Farnoosh Samadi. Twitter Capsule:
Not every tactic for ratcheting suspense is new but all are effective. So attuned to framing and cutting. Great end.
Blends Farhadi-style mystery/suspense with the more pulse-pounding, youth-driven register of movies like Malaria. Accessible and provocative.