In memory of the great Iranian artist and filmmaker. Abbas Kiarostami, Rest in Peace.
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5th IFFA Films @ 19th Revelation Film Festival - Perth
As part of her divorce settlement Nahid has retained custody of her son, conditional upon her not remarrying. However she does want to remarry – a widowed hotel owner, but Nahid (Sareh Bayat) knows that her former husband (played by Navid Mohammad Zadeh), who has still not accepted the divorce, will certainly challenge the custody.
Manouchehr, a 60 year old retiree from the Iranian Tobacco Company, still insists on going to work while he grapples with the loneliness of retirement. When his mother passes away, Manouchehr embarks on a journey to try to find his one and only old friend, Khosrow in Tehran.
An old man living with his only daughter tries to keep her close by any means. With longing for what was, the daughter becomes attached to the one thing she has left of her deceased mother, a horse.
Time to Love is a compelling social drama with a star ensemble. The film depicts the complex web of lovers and ex lovers hiding under the struggling marriage of a divorce lawyer and her husband.
Two families become intertwined in a dispute after an incident following an unsuccessful marriage. As situations and people are confronted, it’s clear that everyone is at fault.
A nurse is assigned a 10-day night shift for a single patient during a huge snowstorm. She develops insomnia and her life is pushed into crisis.
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