Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

Rana Salehi is a 50-year-old single mother, happily living with her daughter Hoda, a high school senior set to enter college. In the absence of her husband who suddenly disappeared during her pregnancy, Rana and Hoda rely on each other and lead a pleasant life. On her 18th birthday, Hoda plans to go to an amusement park with her friends, Rana reluctantly lets her go. Unfortunately, an unexpected incident at the amusement park results in Hoda’s death. Rana’s world collapses, but Iran’s laws and customs that she faces after Hoda’s death are even harsher.

Film Festivals

Nominations - Busan IFF (New Currents Award for Best film)