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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.

Synopsis

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

Born in Iran, Ali Asgari is a prominent Iranian cinema figure 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 Cinafondation residency of Festival De Cannes and had its world and North American premiere at Venice International Film Festival and Toronto Film Festival 2017. Ali is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and 'Until Tomorrow' is his second feature film.

Credits

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

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