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Film Available to Stream

Fri, Apr 9 at 12:01 am – Sun, Apr 18 at 11:59 pm PST

Description

Iranian filmmaker Firouzeh Khosrovani investigates her parents’ unusual marriage in this documentary steeped in bittersweet history. Hossein, a radiologist, is secular and sophisticated, while his young bride Tayi is a devout Muslim, shocked by her new husband’s Western tastes. Khosrovani creates a poetic portrait of a fraught but loving relationship set against 1960s Switzerland and revolutionary-era Iran using family photos, other archival materials, recreated and imagined dialogue, and the geographical dimensions of her childhood home.

Director
Firouzeh Khosrovani

Firouzeh Khosrovani’s previous documentaries include Rough Cut (2008), and L’archivio a oriente (2012), Profession: Documentarist (2014), and Fest of Duty (2014). Casting her gaze at her own parents for Radiograph of a Family she describes as “a project of a lifetime.” The film won Best Feature-Length Documentary and Best Creative Use of Archive at IDFA.

Trailer

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Film Details

Language Farsi, French

Year 2020

Premiere North American

Runtime 82

Country Iran/Switzerland, Norway

Director Firouzeh Khosrovani

Producer Fabien Greenberg Bård Kjøge Rønning

Editor Farahnaz Sharifi, Rainer Maria Trinkler, Jila Apachi

Cinematographer Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah

Music Peyman Yazdanian