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Director: Panah Panahi
Runtime: 93 minutes
Language: Persian with English subtitles
BEST FEATURE FILM
Mar del Plata International Film Festival 2021
SILVER SCREEN AWARD (Best Film)
Singapore International Film Festival 2021
This masterful feature debut by Panah Panahi traces the journey of a chaotic and charming family of five—the middle-aged parents, their two sons and an elderly dog. While the elder son is a calm and enigmatic driver, his 6-year-old brother is a boisterous ball of energy in the backseat as they embark on a road trip across the rugged landscapes of the Iranian countryside. Using visual humour replete with road trip karaoke of nostalgic Iranian pop songs, the film slowly reveals the reason behind the family’s journey to tender tragicomic effect.
Saturday, 14 May 2022, 8pm
Friday, 20 May 2022, 8pm
Saturday, 28 May 2022, 4pm
Saturday, 4 June 2022, 4pm
Sunday, 12 June 2022, 5pm
Saturday, 18 June 2022, 2pm
Sunday, 26 June 2022, 5pm
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