SUNLESS SHADOWS

Iran, Norway 2019 – Director: Mehrdad Oskouei – Original language: Persian – Subtitles: English

Young women record video messages for the men that they killed or the mothers who they were accomplices to. Their life stories stand in contrast to the relaxed atmosphere of the prison. Touching fates of Iranian women.

 

We present the German premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2020 @home.

Writer: Mehrdad Oskouei. Camera: Mehdi Azadi. Sound: Mahmoud Khorsand. Editing: Amir Adibparvar. Music: Afshin Azizi. Production: Oskouei Film Production. Producer: Mehrdad Oskouei. Length: 74 min. International Sales: DREAMLAB FILMS.

Biography

Mehrdad Oskouei is one of the most important independent Iranian documentary filmmakers. He studied directing at the Tehran University of Art. The film producer, photographer, author and lecturer is a founding member of the Institute of Anthropology and Culture. His films have received several awards at Iranian and international festivals.


Filmography

STARLESS DREAMS, IR 2016, 76 Min.
LAST DAYS OF WINTER, IR 2012, 52 Min.
IT’S ALWAYS LATE FOR FREEDOM, IR 2008, 52 Min.

 

Nominated

#Middle East #The Human Stain

DOK.international 2020

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