Based on a true story, Rhino Season follows Sahel, a Kurdish-Iranian poet who was unjustly incarcerated during the Islamic Revolution. On release three decades later, Sahel searches for the wife from whom he was separated. A tragic romance set in a political context, strikingly told with an impressionistic, dreamlike blending of past and present. Stars the legendary Iranian actor Behrouz Vossoughi, along with Monica Bellucci and Yilmaz Erdogan (Once upon a Time in Anatolia). The stunning cinematography won an APSA award for Touraj Aslani.
Director: Bahman Ghobadi
Producer: Bahman Ghobadi
Writer: Bahman Ghobadi
Cast: Behrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Yilmaz Erdogan
Screening time: 90 minutes
Print Source: Madman Entertainment
Language: Farsi and Turkish with English subtitles