YALDA, A NIGHT FOR FORGIVENESS

a film by MASSOUD BAKHSHI
IRAN • 89′

In Iran today: Maryam (22) accidentally kills her husband Nasser (65) and is sentenced to death. The only person who can save her is Mona, Nasser’s daughter. All Mona has to do is appear on a popular live TV show and forgive Maryam. But forgiveness proves difficult when they are forced to relive the past.

 

 

written & directed by Massoud BAKHSHI / with Sadaf ASGARI, Behnaz JAFARI and Babak KARIMI, Fereshteh SADRE ORAFAEE, Forough GHOJABAGLI, Arman DARVISH, Fereshteh HOSSEINI / Produced by Jacques BIDOU, Marianne DUMOULIN / Camera: Julian ATANASSOV / Editor: Jacques COMETS / Sound : Dana FARZANEHPOUR, Denis SECHAUD  / Art : Mahmoud BAKHSHI, Leila NAGHDI PARI / Costume : Raana AMINI / Coproducers : NICOLE GERHARDS, JOËLLE BERTOSSA and FLAVIA ZANON, BADY MINCK and ALEXANDER DUMREICHER-IVANCEANU, GEORGES SCHOUCAIR, FRED PREMEL, ALI MOSAFFA / A production: JBA PRODUCTION, NIKO FILM, CLOSE UP FILMS, AMOUR FOU LUXEMBOURG, SCHORTCUT FILMS, TITA B PRODUCTIONS, ALI MOSAFFA PRODUCTIONS / in coproduction with ZDF ARTE, RTS, SRG SSR, VOO BE TV / PANACHE PRODUCTIONS and LA COMPAGNIE CINEMATOGRAPHIQUE / with the support of EURIMAGES, CNC, FILM FUND LUXEMBOURG, PICTANOVO avec le soutien de la REGION HAUTS-DE-FRANCE et en partenariat avec le CNC, MEDIENBOARD BERLIN-BRANDEBOURG, FILMFÖRDERUNGSANSTALT, OFC, NORDMEDIA, REGION BRETAGNE, CINEFOROM, BREIZH FILM FUND, TORINOFILMLAB, PYRAMIDE, COOPERATION BELGE AU DEVELOPPEMENT, SUNDANCE, BON GAH, ANGOA

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FESTIVALS

CANNES 2016 FABRIQUE DES CINÉMAS DU MONDE
TURIN 2016 Torino Film Lab
Audience Award & Coproduction Award
SUNDANCE LAB Global Filmaking Award.

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CREDIT

author director MASSOUD BAKHSHI
producers MARIANNE DUMOULIN  JACQUES BIDOU
productions  JBA PRODUCTION (France)  NIKO FILM (Germany) CLOSE UP FILMS (Switzerland)  AMOUR FOU (Luxembourg)  TITA B (France)  ALI MOSAFFA PRODUCTIONS (Iran) SHORTCUT FILMS (Liban)
casting  SADAF ASGARI, BEHNAZ JAFARI, BABAK KARIMI
image JULIAN ATANASSOV
editing JACQUES COMETS
sound DANA FARZANEHPOUR, DENIS SÉCHAUD
production year 2019
formats : DCP – COLOR – 1,85 – 24F/S – 5.1
versions: FARSI – WITH FRENCH/ENGLISH/GERMAN SUBT