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Original name: (Darkoub/ دارکوب)

Drama, 92 min, 2018, Color, Iran

Director: Behrooz Shoaibi

Writers: Hossein Torabnezhad, Azita Irani

Producer: S.Mahmoud Razavi

Cast: Mahnaz Afshar,Sara Bahrami,Amin Hayaee,Negar Abedi,Shadi Karam-rodi,Hadi Hejazifar,Tofan Mehrdadian,Atiyeh Javid & Jamshid Hashempour


The story of an addicted woman Mahsa who thinks that her girl is dead but when finds out that she is alive and lives by her father (Mahsa’s ex-husband) decides to take her back. This put her to face her ex-husband and his new wife.

Director’s Bio:

Born in 1979 in Mashhad, Iran, Shoaibi has been involved in many projects as writer, assistant director and as an actor working with veteran directors such as Mehrjui and Hatamikia. Axing is his third feature film. His previous films include The Corridor and Ciyanide. Shoaibi received Crystal Simorgh of Best Debut Feature at Fajr Film Festival for Corridor.


Winner Crystal Simorgh for Best Actress (Sarah Bahrami), Fajr Film Fest 2018

Winner Crystal Simorgh for Best Supporting Actor (Jamshid Hashemour), Fajr Film Fest 2018

*International Premiere at 8th Iranian Film Festival Australia