Exam
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    Exam

    Directed by

    Iran

    2019

    15 min

    • Persian

    Drama

    A teenage girl involves in the process of delivering a pack of cocaine to its client, and she got stuck in a weird cycle of occurrences.

    Awards

    • Short Film Special Jury Award for Acting - Sundance FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Sadaf Asgari
    Hadis Miramini
    Masih Kazemi
    Elaheh Afshari
    Screenplay
    Sonia K. Hadad
    Farnoosh Samadi
    Cinematography
    Alireza Barazandeh
    Editing
    Ehsan Vaseghi
    Sales
    SQUARE EYES
    Production
    THREE GARDENS FILM
    Sonia K. Hadad

    Sonia K. Hadad

    Iran

    Sonia K. Hadad is an Iranian writer and director. She studied Film and Media Arts (M.F.A) at Emerson College in Boston. She was born in 1989, in Tehran, and was primarily educated in her native country. She holds diplomas in Physics/ Mathematics and graphic design. In 2005 Sonia started her professional theatre acting career and has played in theatres, public performances, telefilms, and TV shows. In 2009 she completed her B.A in dramatic literature from Azad University of Art and Architecture. While pursuing her bachelor’s degree she participated in different professional Filmmaking, Acting, Installation, and editing workshops. Writing short stories for magazines and acting led her to her main interests: Film and Installation Art. Sonia moved to the U.S. in 2013 to continue her education, and she began making short films. In her most recent works, Sonia makes an effort to explore people’s inner lives, women’s social and personal issues, shame, and struggles with their deepest fears through different art forms and media.
    Her latest film, EXAM (2019), premiered at the Toronto IFF.