aka Sadd-e Ma'bar First screened in November 2017
Director: Mohsen Gharaie. Cast: Hamed Behdad, Baran Kosari, Mohsen Kiayee, Nader Fallah, Negar Abedi, Gity Ghasemi, Alireza Kamali, Akbar Rahmati, Ava Sharifi, Hesam Mahmoudi. Screenplay: Saeed Roustayi. Twitter Capsule:
Propulsive study of a hard-driving character, presaging some textures in the same screenwriter's later, vaster Just 6.5.
Imagine an even more enervated Sidney Lumet or a slightly subdued Safdie brother, integrating rough psychology and urban tension in Iran.