A Man Without a Shadow

A Man without a Shadow (Persian: مردی بدون سایه, romanizedMardi bedoone Sayeh)[2] is a 2019 Melodrama Iranian film written, produced and directed by Alireza Raeesian. It stars Leila Hatami, Ali Mosaffa, Farhad Aslani, Amir Aghaei, Gohar Kheirandish, Nader Fallah, Siamak Atlasi, and Nasim Adabi. it shot in Iran and Spain and premiered at the 37th Fajr Film Festival.[3] The film depicts some emotional and matrimonial challenges of Iranian modern society.[1][4] The film attended a number of international film fests including, the 10th edition of the London Iranian Film Festival in the United Kingdom and the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival in Bangladesh.[4][2] The Malaysia International Film Festival listed this film in its "Official selection" in 2020,[5][6][7] alongside the Asian Film Festival Barcelona listed it in its "Special section" in the same year.[7][8]

A Man without a Shadow
Poster-mardi-bedoone-saye.jpg
official poster
Persianمردی بدون سایه
Directed byAlireza Raeesian
Written byAlireza Raeesian
Produced byAlireza Raeesian
Starring
CinematographyMasoud Salami[1]
Music bySattar Oraki[1]
Release date
  • April 2019 (2019-04) (Fajr Film Festival)
Running time
90 Minutes[2]
Countries
  • Iran
  • Spain
Languages
  • Persian
  • Spanish

SummaryEdit

Mahan is a documentary filmmaker. When he makes a documentary about an honor killing, his film is rejected by the broadcaster and he consequently gets fired. He feels his personal life is in danger, especially when he is threatened by the victim's family. To help Mahan, his wife Sayeh finds a good job in a big company. Sayeh goes to Spain with her boss to sign a big deal, but she disappears upon her return.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "ifilm exclusive report on Iranian feature 'A Man Without Shadow'". iFilm. November 7, 2019. Archived from the original on March 5, 2021. Retrieved March 5, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d "A Man Without Shadow (Extra Screening) + Live Q&A - مردی بدون سایه". London Iranian Film Festival. Archived from the original on March 6, 2021. Retrieved March 6, 2021.
  3. ^ "Iranian movie 'A Man without Shadow' unveils poster". iFilm. February 18, 2019. Archived from the original on March 5, 2021. Retrieved March 5, 2021.
  4. ^ a b "'A Man without a Shadow' hits home screen". iFilm. Archived from the original on March 5, 2021. Retrieved March 5, 2021.
  5. ^ "'A Man without a Shadow' to go to Malaysia Int'l Film Festival". iFilm. November 7, 2020. Archived from the original on March 5, 2021. Retrieved March 6, 2021.
  6. ^ "Official Selection". Malaysia International Film Festival. 2020. Archived from the original on March 6, 2021. Retrieved March 6, 2021.
  7. ^ a b "'Man without a shadow' to compete at two intl. film festivals". Mehr News Agency. November 7, 2020. Archived from the original on March 6, 2021. Retrieved March 6, 2021.
  8. ^ "SPECIAL SECTION". Asian Film Festival Barcelona. 2020. Archived from the original on March 6, 2021. Retrieved March 6, 2021.

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