AFRICAN VIOLET (93 NR)

AFRICAN VIOLET

SUMMARY

VIRTUAL CINEMAPOLIS SCREENINGS BEGIN 9/4
3 day rental available for $12
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Middle-aged Shokoo finds out that ex-husband, Fereydoun, has been placed in a nursing home by their children. She, and second husband Reza, decide to take care of Fereydoun themselves, but in their own home.

In doing so, the relationship between Shokoo and Fereydoun is significantly transformed. This new situation affects Reza and Shokoo’s daily life and unexpected changes take place in the lives of all three characters.

Director: Mona Zandi Haqiqi
Writer: Hamidreza Bababeygi
Stars: Fatemah Motamed-Aria, Saeed Aghakhani, Reza Babak

Persian with English Subtitles


 

REVIEW

“With strong, naturalistic performances and a vivid sense of place, Haqiqi’s film draws you into its characters’ lives, sharing their triumphs and challenges and creating understanding and building strong feelings of empathy.”
Betsy Bozdech, AWFJ Women on Film