Compétition internationale
46th edition
NOVEMBER 15>24, 2024, Nantes - France

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The first letter

by Abolfazl JALILI

la première lettre

Iran,1970. Emkan, a young boy who has grown up in an extremely conservative family, falls in love with Maassoum, the daughter of the cinema house manager in the tiny city of Saveh. Opposed by his parents, the religous authorities and the whole community, he decides to dedicate his life to cinema. Following the Khomeinist revolution the cinema is forced to close and Maassoum has to leave. Emkan decides to find her.

  • Titre français
    La première lettre
  • Original title
  • Titre international
    The first letter
  • Photo
    Mehedi Majde Vaziri
  • Montage
    Abolfazl Jalili
  • Interprétation
    Medi Marady, Mina Molania, Abdolreza Abkary

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