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A Minor Leap Down

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A Minor Leap Down (Paridan az Ertefa Kam)

Directed by Hamed Rajabi

  • Iran, France 2014; 88 min
  • Original version: Farsi
  • Genre: Drama
    • FIPRESCI Award - Berlin IFF

  • From the director of THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW presented at Meetings on the Bridge

Synopsis

Nahal is around thirty and in her fourth month of pregnancy. During a routine check-up she learns that her baby has died and she now faces a curettage abortion in two days' time. When she tries to address the subject, neither her mother nor her husband give her a chance to speak. Nahal knows that her family will force her to go back to taking the antidepressant medication she began prior to her pregnancy. At first the young woman appears to resume her daily life as before, but her silence soon turns into rebellion.

Production

  • CARACTERES PRODUCTIONS

    Etienne de Ricaud 

International Sales

  • DREAMLAB FILMS

    Nasrine Médard de Chardon