Original name: (Tangeh-ye Abughorayb/تنگه ابوقریب)
Action-Drama-Thriler, 95 min, 2018, Color, Iran
Director: Bahram Tavakoli
Writer: Bahram Tavakoli
Producer: Saeed Malekan
Cast: Amir Jadidi, Javad Ezati, Hamid Reza Azarang
Based on true events, on the very last days of the Iraq-Iran war, a group of Iranian soldiers from three generations is returning home. The news of an Iraqi attack on a strategic border area forces them to make a tough choice. Should they return home for a long-awaited family reunion or head back to the battlefield?
Bahram Tavakoli, winning numerous awards, is a well-established filmmaker of the new generation of Iranian cinema. One of his most successful works, which he directed and wrote, is Here Without Me (2011), a breathtaking adaptation of Tennessee Williams The Glass Menagerie.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS:
WINNER Crystal Simorgh for Best Film – Fajr Film Festival, National Competition
WINNER Crystal Simorgh for Best Actor (Amir Jadidi) – National Competition
Nominations: Crystal Simorgh for Audience Favorite Film – National Competition
*International Premiere at 8th Iranian Film Festival Australia