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Bending the Rules / Ghaedeye tasadof

Behnam Behzadi Director: Behnam Behzadi
Cast list: Amir Jafari, Ashkan Khatibi, Mehrdad Sedighian, Baharan Bani Ahmadi, Neda Jebraeeli, Martin Shamoonpour, Roshanak Gerami, Mohammad-Reza Ghaffari, Elaheh Hesari, Soroosh Sehhat, Omid Roohani
Screenplay: Behnam Behzadi
Director of Photography: Amin Jafari
Editor: Behnam Behzadi
Music: Martin Shamoonpour
Producer: Behnam Behzadi
Distribution: Noori Pictures
Rights: Noori Pictures
Country: Iran
Year: 2013
Running time: 94
Presentation format: 2k digital
Language: Persian
Subtitles: Czech, English
Movie synopsis: A group of Iranian students devote their time to a seemingly commendable activity, rehearsing a play. In a country bound by centuries-old rules, such an innocent action, as travelling to a festival, abroad may trigger a series of dramatic events. Tension arises not only from the varying motivations of the company's individual members, but primarily from the not-exactly-approving attitude of the parents. Family conflicts, a frequent topic of contemporary Iranian cinema, are depicted across all generations and create a web of disconcerting images. The camera slowly and patiently circles the characters; the drama is just as discreet as the dinner conversations, but as strong as a cup of morning coffee.
Awards and Nominations: Tokyo IFF (2013) - Special Jury Prize * São Paulo IFF (2013) – In Competition
 

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Screenings
22.03.2014 / 16:45 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 7, Graffitti networks     buy ticket
23.03.2014 / 18:45 Praha |CineStar Anděl, # 7, Graffitti networks     buy ticket
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