IFFA 2013, Feature Film

Rhino Season (Fasle kargadan) - 2012

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 

Year: 2012

Language: Farsi and Turkish with English subtitles