Sunday 31st of October, 20:00h
Director: Alireza Amini
Involved in different legal and illegal petty works, Mohammad is working and living in a room in the biggest football stadium in Tehran with his wife and his little son. During a riot in the capital of Iran, he disappears while two women are looking for him impatiently: his wife, Maryam, who is going around all through the city, and a convicted woman, Shahla, who needs him because he is the only witness who can save her from death with a confession in the appeal court.
Born in 1970 in Tehran, Alireza Amini is a stage directing graduate. After making more than 20 short and documentary films and working as an assistant director in independent films, he made his debut feature, Letters in the wind, in 2002. The movie entered prestigious film festivals such as Busan and Toronto and brought him international recognition and critical acclaim. With his second production, Tiny Snowflakes, he won several awards in Locarno, Busan and Thessaloniki. His third second feature film, The Riverside, was awarded in Karlovy Vary.