Fri 25 Oct

Rona, Azim’s Mother

Cert. 15

Festivals & Series

10th UK Iranian Film Festival

Rona, Madar-e Azim

89 mins

in Farsi and Dari with EN subs

Afghanistan | 2018 | dir. Jamshid Mahmoudi with Mohsen Tanabandeh, Mojtaba Pirzadeh, Fatemeh Hosseini, Fereshteh Hosseini, Fatemeh Mirzaei, Alireza Ostadi

Azim, an afghan refugee, who works at the municipality at night, lives in Tehran along with his family. As the oldest brother he arranges for his entire family to be smuggled into Germany. However, complicated familial relationships jeopardise the family’s chances for a better future as his mother falls ill and is in need of a kidney transplant. With strict Iranian laws and the pressure to provide for his family, Azim has to make some compromises.

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Fri 25 Oct
Ciné Lumière