First screened in September 2017
Director: Sadaf Foroughi. Cast: Mahour Jabbari, Shayesteh Sajadi, Bahar Noohian, Vahid Aghapoor, Houman Hoursam, Mona Ghiasi, Sarah Alimoradi, Leili Rashidi. Screenplay: Sadaf Foroughi. Twitter Capsule:
A marvel as written, cut, and shot, about a teenage girl universally misjudged but also fiercely in her own way. Release this!
What if Lady Bird turned ferocious? What if Haneke had more heart, and took more framing risks? TIFF highlight 100% holds up.
So hard to make a movie this critical of and compassionate toward a young character. Especially in modern Iran. Especially for a female director.