A Man of Integrity
aka Lerd
First screened in October 2017
Director: Mohammad Rasoulof. Cast: Reza Akhlaghirad, Soudabeh Beizaee, Nasim Adabi, Misagh Zare, Zeinab Shabani, Zhila Shahi, Majid Potki, Mehdi Mehraban , Sepehr Ebadi, Bagher Yekta. Screenplay: Mohammad Rasoulof.

Twitter Capsule: Haunting crime story about a guy trying to say no to crime. Sharp on corruption that can't or won't see itself.

VOR:   Impressive master class in plot construction. Strides an artful line between social commentary and heightened style. Broadly relevant themes.

Photo © 2017 ARP Selection/The Match Factory

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

Cannes Film Festival: Un Certain Regard Award
Chicago International Film Festival: Best Screenplay

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