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The Bright Day (Rooz-e roshan) (2013)

The Bright Day (2013)
April 27, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Los Angeles Premiere!

Directed by Hossein Shahabi.

A race against the clock thriller, The Bright Day weaves through the streets and back alleys of Tehran as a woman and her driver have six hours to track down a witness willing to testify in court to save a man’s life.  As details about the case and her motivations gradually emerge, so too does writer-director Hossein Shahabi’s sharp commentary on the meaning of justice and love in contemporary Iran. 

Screenwriter: Hossein Shahabi.  Cinematographer: Mohammadreza Sokoot. Editor: Shima Monfared. Cast: Pantea Bahram, Mehran Ahmadi.

Blu-ray, b/w, in Persian with English subtitles, 86min.