Tale of the Sea

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Bahman Farmanara will be in-person for a Q&A following the 7:00pm show, and will be in-person for an extended introduction only at the 9:40pm encore.

Taher Mohebi is a well-known writer who, after witnessing a violent murder, breaks down and spends three years in a mental institution. After his release, he is told that things are just as they were before, but his relentless hallucinations make him want to return to the institution.

Screening as part of the first Iranian Film Festival New York, January 10 – 15, 2019.

  • Country Iran
  • Language Persian with English subtitles
  • Running Time 97 minutes
  • Director Bahman Farmanara
  • Writer Bahman Farmanara
  • Editor Abbas Ganjavi, Sina Ganjavi
  • Cinematographer Farshad Mohammadi
  • Cast Bahman Farmanara, Leila Hatami, Fatemah Motamed-Aria, Saber Abar, Ali Nassirian, Roya Nonahali, Ali Mosaffa

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