Homa is assigned a 10-day night shift to take care of an old woman while her treating doctor is away. A huge snowstorm has hit Iran and is causing havoc throughout the city. As the nights go by, she has trouble sleeping. The stress of her insomnia and building personal issues brings her to a life crisis.
The film features a wonderful performance from Fatemeh Motamed Aria as Homa.
Schedule for Avalanche
Avalanche is considered 'UNCLASSIFIED 15+'. This session is restricted to persons aged 15 and over unless accompanied by an adult.
Director: Morteza Farshbaf
Producer: Javad Norouzbeigi
Cast: Fatemeh Motamed Aria, Ahmad Hamed, Farideh Esmaili, Maryam Shirazi
Music: Hamed Sabet
Sound: Alireza Alavian & Vahid Moghadassi
Editor: Pouya Parsamagham
Cinematographer: Hooman Behmanesh
Screening Time: 90 mins
Language: Farsi with English subtitles
Format: Feature Colour / DCP
Print Source: Iranian Independents
Screenings, awards, notes:
Screened at Farj International Film Festival 2015
This is Morteza Farshbaf's second feature film