Yek Khanevadeh – E Mohtaram | Une Famille Respectable | A Respectable Family

Directed by Massoud Bakhshi On Friday, October 26 (Projection Spéciale | Special Screening)

Iran | France | 2012 | DCP | 90’ | Persan sous-titré anglais | Farsi with English subtitles
With Babak Hamidian, Mehrdad Sedighian, Ahoo Kheradmand, Mehran Ahmadi, Parivash Nazarieh

Synopsis

Arash est un universitaire iranien qui vit en Occident. Il retourne donner des cours à Chiraz où vit sa mère, loin de Téhéran. Entraîné dans un tourbillon d’intrigues familiales et financières,
il replonge dans un pays dont il ne possède plus les codes. A la mort de son père, découvrant
ce qu’est devenue sa «famille respectable», il est contraint de faire des choix.

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Arash is an Iranian academic who lives in the West. He returns to Iran to teach in Shiraz, a city far from Tehran where his mother lives. Drawn into a series of domestic and financial dramas, he faces a country that is now alien to him. Following the death of his father and the discovery of what his “respectable family” has become, he is forced to make choices.

Director's Filmography

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2012 A Respectable Family

2010 Our Persian Rug

2007 Teheran Has No More Pomegranates!

2004 Lost Windows

festivals & awards

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Le film a remporté le Prix ARTE des Relations Internationales (Atelier du Festival de Cannes 2010)

Winner of the ARTE International Relations Award (2010 Atelier of the Cannes Film Festival)

 

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