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The Hunter

Wednesday, January 4 - Thursday, January 12, 2012

Recently released from prison, Ali (writer-director Rafi Pitts) attempts to make the most of his return to Tehran, amidst much talk of the upcoming elections and promises of change. Forced to work nights, he still tries to spend as much time as he can with his wife and their young daughter, escaping the stress of urban life through hunting trips to the secluded forest north of the city. But one day, Ali’s family goes missing-and after a long and fruitless experience with the police, Ali’s own search for his missing daughter ends in horror, pushing him over the edge into an act of terrible violence. He flees the city, pursued by the police, but soon the line between hunter and hunted becomes difficult to define…

  • Country Iran/Germany
  • Language In Farsi with English subtitles
  • Rating NR
  • Running Time 92 minutes
  • Distributor Olive Films
  • Director Rafi Pitts