Red Rose

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    Red Rose

    Directed by

    France, Greece, Iran

    2014

    87 min

    • Farsi

    Drama

    Toronto IFF - Contemporary World Cinema

    A politically complacent middle-aged man and a young pro-democracy activist debate about the future of their country while hiding from the police, in this fascinating drama that blends scripted scenes with on-the-ground footage from Iran’s 2009 Green Revolution.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Mina Kavani
    Vassilis Koukalani
    Screenplay
    Sepideh Farsi
    Javad Djavahery
    Cinematography
    Pantelis Mantzanas
    Editing
    Bonita Papastathi
    Music
    Ibrahim Maalouf
    Sales
    UDI - URBAN DISTRIBUTION INTERNATIONAL
    Production
    CINE-SUD PROMOTION
    Production
    PAN ENTERTAINMENT SA
    Production
    REVES D'EAU PRODUCTIONS

    Press

    It’s a tautly constructed thriller that works as a shining example of how an effective story can be told with a very limited production cost.

    Red Rose | 2014 TIFF Review, Ion Cinema

    Sepideh Farsi

    Sepideh Farsi

    Iran

    Sepideh Farsi was born in Tehran and lives in Paris. Her features include the documentary HOMI D. SETHA, FILMMAKER, and the features THE JOURNEY OF MARYAM, DREAMS OF DUST, THE GAZE, the documentary TEHERAN WITHOUT PERMISSION, and THE HOUSE UNDER THE WATER. Her latest feature film RED ROSE premiered at Toronto IFF. Her project THE SIREN was selected for the Venice Gap-financing Market 2019.

    Selected Filmography