Discovering the Next Generation of Iranian Filmmakers©


Director: Asghar Naeimi, 2019, Iran, 97 minutes, Cast: Pejman Bazeghi, Azadeh Zarei, Sam Gharibian, Elahe Hesari, Jamshid Hashempour

Saeed and Leili are informed that their spouses are in a coma after an accident. The day after, they come to know that Nasrin (Saeed’s Fiancé) and Kourosh (Leili’s husband) were in the same car when the accident happened. The doubts about the reason for the two people accompanying each other, start troubling the minds of Leili and Saeed. Saeed and Leili get closer and consequently attached to one another as they wait for Nasrin and Kourosh to come to. However, after Kourosh’s death, Leili does not agree to fill Nasrin’s place in Saeed’s life.  She rejects his proposal and encourages him to forget the past and keep living with Nasrin.

Screening with: Kiss


Sunday, Sept. 20th, 07:15 PM

Asghar Naeimi

Asghar Naeemi was born in 1973 in Tehran.  He began his career in 1989 as a writer and film critic.  He later turned to the film industry and began working as a production scheduler and assistant for famous directors such as Fereydoun Jeyrani, Sirous Alvand, Kiumars Pourahmad, and Ahmad Amini.

Filmography: Unfaithful (2006), The Stepmother (2007), Hail to Love (2009), Parallel Shadows (2015).  Besides directing, he has some experience in scriptwriting too.

Highlight, his latest film, produced by Sasan Salour, and distributed by 7th ART Independent Film.