A teenage girl named Sahar, who recently lost her mother, tries to take care of her father Rahim, a man with special needs. But upon admission to the university, she has to choose between staying with his father and going after her dreams to get a better future.
“Yaser Talebi’s film brings to light the social pressures young women in Iran face every day.” SMITHSONIAN
DOC NYC, USA, International Competition – 2022
Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Czechia, Projects in Production – 2021
Biografie van de regisseur
Yaser Talebi, born in a Northern city in Iran in 1982, is a member of the Iranian Documentary Filmmakers Association, and his films have been screened at festivals worldwide and won numerous awards. In his documentary, he chose the observation method. The basis of observational documentaries is that the audience, watching the film, realizes that in the absence of a camera, everyday reality would have taken place – the genre seeks to avoid judgment.