Fri 5 - Thu 25 Oct

Tehran Taboo

Cert. 15

New Releases

96 mins

in Persian with EN subs

DEU/AUT | 2017 | dir. Ali Soozandeh, with Farhad Abadinejad, Jasmina Ali, Rozita Assadollahy

Through rotoscoping animation, Ali Soozandeh presents a brilliantly crafted take on the taboos of modern day Tehran. When prostitute and single mum Pari moves into an apartment with her mute son, she forms a friendship with her new neighbour Sara, a middle class mullah, only too happy to share her own secrets. As stories of sex, drugs and corruption unravel, the lives of these two allies prove more alike than they think…


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