African Violet



Director: Mona Zandi Haqiqi
Year: 2020
Duration: 93′
Language: VOSC
Genre: Drama

Shokoo, a middle-aged woman, discovers that her ex-husband, Fereydoun, has been placed in an asylum by their children. She and her second husband, Reza, decide to take care of Fereydoun and bring him home. The relationship between Shokoo and Fereydoun soon disrupts the couple’s daily lives. The situation unintentionally affects Reza and Shokoo, producing unexpected changes in the lives of the three characters.

Mona Zandi, is a iranian filmmaker born in Tehran in 1972. She directs and edits short films, documentaries and feature films. At a very young age she worked as an assistant director for the Iranian filmmaker Rakhshan Bani-E’temad, who is considered a pioneer in the field. Mona Zandi’s films correspond to post-revolutionary Iran and focus on social themes of contemporary daily life


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