3 Faces

Friday, March 8 - Thursday, April 18, 2019

Well-known actress Behnaz Jafari is distraught by a provincial girl’s video plea for help — oppressed by her family to not pursue her studies at the Tehran drama conservatory. Behnaz abandons her shoot and turns to filmmaker Jafar Panahi to help solve the mystery of the young girl’s troubles. They travel by car to the rural northwest where they have amusing encounters with the charming folk of the girl’s mountain village. But the city visitors soon discover that the protection of age-old traditions is as generous as local hospitality…

Official selection: Iranian Film Festival New York

  • Country Iran
  • Language Persian/Azerbaijani with English subtitles
  • Running Time 100 minutes
  • Director Jafar Panahi
  • Writer Jafar Panahi, Nader Saeivar
  • Editor Mastaneh Mohajer, Panah Panahi
  • Cinematographer Amin Jafari
  • Cast Behnaz Jafari, Jafar Panahi, Marziyeh Rezaei, Maedeh Erteghaei, Narges Delaram

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