Director : DARIUSH MEHRJUI
Iran, 1993. 102 min.
Adaptation of the work of Henrik Ibsen “A Doll’s House”.
Cast : Niki Karimi, Yasman Malek-Nasr, Khosro Shakibai.
Venue : Función Lenguaje
21 may Thursday. 21.00
Sara is the perfect young housewife. However, when husband Hessam requires an expensive emergency operation abroad, it is she who gets the funds. For the next three years Sara labours secretly to pay the shady loan and save Hessam’s pride… until the truth is revealed and, with it, the reality of her marriage.
The film is based on Henrik Ibsen‘s play A Doll’s House, with Sara in the role of Nora, Hesam in the role of Torvald, Sima in the role of Ms Linde and Goshtasb in the role of Nils Krogstad.
The movie won the Audience Award at the Nantes Three Continents Festival, and tied for the Golden Seashell at the San Sebastián International Film Festival, where Niki Karimi won Best Actress award (Silver Seashell) for the title role. And Yassamin Maleknasr Best Supporting Actress in Fajer Film Festival.