Just 6.5

Original title: Metri Shesh-o Nim
Director: Saeed Roustaee
Cast: Payman Maadi, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Parinaz Izadyar, Farhad Aslani, Houman Kiai, Maziar Seyedi, Ali Bagheri
Country: Iran
Year of production: 2019
Length (min): 134
Language: Persian
Subtitles: English, Czech
Sales: Iranian Independents
Section: Planet Dark

Samad works in a narcotics unit, trying to capture the drug lord Nasser Khakzad. After several raids, they finally manage to track him down and arrest him. In the subsequent trial, Nasser is sentenced to death and Samad starts to realize that neither the arrests nor executions will change anything and the problem must be approached differently. Will he manage to cope with the fact that during his career, the number of drug addicts increased from one million to 6.5 million?

Saeed Roustaee

An Iranian director who won over a hundred awards for his three short live-action films and one documentary. His feature debut, Life and a Day, won nine awards at the Tehran film festival. Just 6.5 premiered at Venice IFF and won the Best Film Award at Tokyo IFF.

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