aka Kart-e Parvaz First screened in November 2017
Director: Mehdi Rahmani. Cast: Mansour Shahbazi, Neda Jebraili, Mohammad-Ali Najafi, Asghar Rafijam, Shirin Yazdanbakhsh. Screenplay: Amir Arabi, Mehdi Rahmani, and Babak Mirzakhani. Twitter Capsule:
Desperate custody-battle drama, medical suspenser, and smuggling thriller converge around two well-drawn characters.
At times the plight of the characters and the abjection of Neda in particular can feel overdrawn, but this is robust as personal and political cinema.