2022 | Iran | Documentary


  • Farsi (Persian) English 71 mins
  • Director | Yaser Talebi
  • Producer | Yaser Talebi, Elaheh Nobakht

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After the death of her mother 18-year-old Sahar is left in charge of her poor, mentally disabled father in an isolated village in Iran. Sahar dreams of attending university and becoming a doctor, but extended family insist she play the role of caretaker unless her father remarries. This warm and intimate observational portrait captures a young woman caught between traditional gender roles and her desire for self-determination, volleyball and Instagram.