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Ali Asgari / Short Narrative / France, Iran / 2020 / 14 min / Colour / In Farsi / Arabic, English subtitles / MENA Premiere
Rated: Mature subject matter which may not be suitable for minors. Parental guidance is strongly advised.Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas.


A mother helps an elderly woman in a shopping mall in Tehran. A tragedy occurs, brutally confronting her with the impact of her actions.

About the Director

Ali Asgari is a prominent figure in Iranian cinema, with more than 200 awards to his name. Two of his shorts were nominated for Palme d'Or at Festival de Cannes, and 'The Baby' was in the short film competition of Venice Film Festival 2014. Ali's films are concerned with precarious lives who live at society's margin in his native country Iran. His debut film 'Disappearance' was developed at the Cinefondation Residence of Festival De Cannes. Ali is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and 'Until Tomorrow' is his second feature film.


Ali Asgari
Ali Asgari, Farnoosh Samadi
François Morisset, Laura Jumel, Khorshid Alami
Ehsan Vasegh
Production Designer
Bahareh Mohammadi
Executive Producer
Reza Gamini
Ali Birang
Hamed Hosseini
Sales Company
Salaud Morisset
Salaud Morisset
Anahita Afshar, Nasrin Kourdi, Selena Moradi

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