Beyond the Wall
Friday, February 2 - Thursday, February 8, 2024
Ali, a blind man, is attempting to commit suicide when he is interrupted by the concierge of his building. He is informed that the police are in search of a woman who has escaped and hidden somewhere in the building. Little by little, Ali finds out that the fugitive woman, Leila, is inside his apartment. After participating in a workers’ protest that led to chaos, she is distraught about her four-year-old son who was lost when she was taken in a police van. Gradually, Ali becomes emotionally attached to her. Wishing to flee reality, helping Leila becomes a refuge in his own world of imagination.
Official Selection: Venice Film Festival
Previously screened as part of the Iranian Film Festival New York 2024 for its US Premiere
- Country Iran
- Language Farsi with English Subtitles
- Running Time 126 minutes
- Format DCP
- Distributor Iranian Film Festival New York
- Director Vahid Jalilvand
- Cast Navid Mohammadzadeh, Diana Habibi, Amir Aghaee, Saeed Dakh, Danial Kheirikhah
- Accessibility T-Coil, Assistive Listening
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