(Ev / خانه)
IRAN, 2017, 78 Minutes, Color
Language: Iranian turkish with English subtitle
Director & Scriptwriter: Asghar Yousefinejad
Producer: Asghar Yousefinejad
Cast: Ramin Riazi (Majid, the cousin), Mohadeseh Heyrat (Sayeh), Gholamreza Bagheri (Mr. Ahmadi, college agent), Sedigheh Daryani (Robabeh, Majid’s sister), Narges Delaram (Sakineh), Sirous Mostafa (Nader), Maysam Valikhani (the clergyman),
An old man has died and left a will, requesting his relatives, including his only child, Sayeh, to give his body to the autopsy room of the city’s medical college.
Sayeh, as the only child and inheritor, disagrees with her late father’s demand and refuses to deliver the body to the college agent. Different people, including her relatives and neighbors, try to convince her to respect and follow her father’s wish, however, her decision is not changed!
Born in 1969 in Tabriz, Asghar Yousefi nejad is a graduate of Film Directing. He’s been an established film critic and writer in Iranian film periodicals and he’s made short films, documentaries and TV series since 1990. The Home is his first feature film.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS:
Tehran’s Fajr IFF (Best Film, Best Script, NETPAC Award), Tokyo (Main Competition, 2017), Iranian Film Festival Australia (2017- Jury Special Award), Tallinn’s Black Nights (2017), Rome Asian Film Festival (2017), Habitat New Delhi (2018), Istanbul (2018), Beijing (2018), Iranian Film Festival in Copenhagen (2018), Iranian Film Festival UCLA (2018), Iranian Film Festival Cologne (2018), Transilvania, Romania (2018, Jury Special Award), Iranian Film Festival Berlin (2018), Iranian Film Festival Paris (2018), Eurasia Astana (2018)
Screening Date: Saturday, Jan 12- 4:45pm