Golden Blood (Talakhoun)

Ebrahim Sheibani / Iran



28-10-2022, 20:30 h.

Film Information

Year: 2021

Duration: 93'

Language: VOSE

Genre: Drama


A nine-year-old girl, Hannaneh, lives in poverty. Just released from prison, her father is addicted. Her five-year-old sister is mentally and physically disabled. A driving instructor, her mother is working so hard for the money to earn the living. Everything seems more complicated to Hannaneh when the news of some serial murders is widespread in the city and her self-giving mother is interviewed by the police as a suspect.


Born in 1980 in Tehran, Ebrahim Sheibani is a graduate of acting and directing from Samandarian Art Institute and Film Directing (MA) from Tehran University of Art. After working as assistant director in more than 30 works, most notably with prominent Iranian filmmakers such as Dariush Mehrjui, Abbas Kiarostami, Bahram Beizai, Nasser Taghvai, Rakhshan Banietemad, Ebrahim Hatamikia and Mehdi Fakhimzadeh. Sheibani made his first short film, Dark Rising, in 2001. One year later, he made his debut feature film, Honey, Poisonos Honey, which was one of the national blockbusters. For his second film, Crime Scene, No Entry, he earned a best director nomination in Fajr National Film Festival 2007. His third feature film, Nowhere, Nobody, gained public and critical recognition inside the country. Also active as a prolific director, writer and producer of TV movies and series, Sheibani made his fourth feature film, Golden Blood in 2021, narrating the odd real story of a serial killer