Yellow

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Yellow (Zard)

Directed by Mostafa Taghizad'h

  • Iran 2017; 93 min
  • Original version: Persian
  • Genre: Drama
    • Jury Grand Prix, Best Actress Award - Shanghai FF
    • Best Film, Best Script - Bridge of Arts Motivational IFF

Synopsis

Shahab, Nahal, Hamed, Faramarz, and Nicki are the members of a scientific genius team who have patented an invention and are trying to immigrate from Iran to Europe. Three days before their journey to Italy, Hamed becomes comatose because of his unknown illness and it shocks the team tremendously. Hamed needs an organ transplant. The other four members try to solve the problem concerning Hamed and their journey in their own ways. The crisis reveals layers of them in the past and present, which have been unknown till now in a normal situation, and it leads to new decision making and judgement.

Director's Statement

The contrast between love and logic, feeling and wisdom, is a hard challenge for humans. When you look at humans carefully, you face a complicated creature. Judging and decision making is a hard and strange challenge for the contemporary humans.

Production

  • ARTHOUSE CINEMATHEQUE