Dressage

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2018, Iran
93 min., col., OV – Persian 

Director Pooya Badkoobeh
Scriptwriter Hamed Rajabi
DoP Ashkan Ashkani
Production design Keyvan Moghaddam
Music Shahab Paranj
Editing Sepideh Abdolvahab
Cast Negar Moghaddam, Ali Mosaffa, Shabnam Moghaddami, Yasna Mirtahmasb, Baset Rezaei, Houshang Tavakoli, Beh Afarid Ghafarian, Shayan Fasihzadeh
Producers Samira Baradari, Roohollah Baradari
Production Touba Film Co.
World Sales DreamLab Films
Distribution in RF BAZELEVS

Golsa is a 16-year-old girl living with her family in a small town near Tehran. She spends most of her time hanging out with a group of friends. One day the group decide on a course of action the consequences of which will have unexpected results and turn their little bit of fun into something far more complicated. The events that follow radically change Golsa's perspective on life.

  • Special Mention, Berlinale (Generation14Plus) – 2018
  • Best First Film prize, IFF Fajr in Tehran – 2018
  • Best Actress prize, Asia New Talent competition, Shanghai IFF – 2018

POOYA BADKOOBEH

Director. Born into a theatrical Tehran family in 1983. His father was a well-known children’s TV director and producer, so Badkoobeh spent much of his childhood on set. He graduated in graphics from the Tehran School of Art in 2000 and then graduated in theatrical studies from the Azad University of Dramatic Art in 2005. Since 2003 he’s been working in TV advertising, making both commercial and cultural spots. Parallel to this, Pooya has also made short films “Mars” (2015) and “Upstairs neighbor” (2016), both of which have won national and international awards. “Dressage” is his first feature film.


AUGUST 26, SUNDAY

Cinema "October", big hall

22:00 - Dressage (Iran), Dir. Pooya Badkoobeh, 95 ', 18+