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Director: Hosein Namazi
Year: 2017
Duration: 82′
Language: Original Version – Spanish Subtitles
Genre: Drama


Reza takes his wife Zari to the hospital, where she is diagnosed with appendicitis, so she must be operated. Due to Zari lacks health insurance, Reza asks a friend of his wife, Leila, to use his medical card. So, Leila pretends to be Reza’s wife and there begin several tensions in the hospital.

Director’s Biography

Hosein Namazi is a director and screenwriter. He started making films with only 13 years in the Youth Film Society, hanging around a short film. He has shot several short films such as “Midnight”, “The dressing room”, “God who is close”, “With the color of water” and “The winning bride”. “Appendicitis”, his first feature film, has won the best script award at the Montreal International Film Festival 2018.

Festivals and Awards

2019: Fajr International Film Festival
2018: Montreal World Film Festival. (Winner: best script).


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