Ajyal Film Festival 2022

All Films

The Visit

Ajyal Competition

Azadeh Moussavi / Short Narrative / Iran / 2019 / 14 min / Colour
In Farsi
Interests: Drama, Family
MENA Premiere

Synopsis

After six agonizing months apart, Elahe is finally allowed to visit her political prisoner husband. She and her little daughter, Tara, have just one day to prepare for this precious meeting. Which the pair lovingly spend getting a photograph taken as a keepsake for their indentured husband and father. But things soon take a dispiriting turn in this sensitive and deeply personal short about prisoners’ rights and the effect incarceration can have on families and young children.

Credits

Director
Azadeh Moussavi
Screenwriter
Azadeh Moussavi
Producer
Azadeh Moussavi
Editor
Hamid Najafi‐Rad
Cinematographer
Mohammad Hadahi
Sales Company
Lights On
Cast
Mahin Sadri, Maneli Nafar, Lili Farhadpour

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