Original name: (Sarkoub/ سرکوب)

Drama, 91 min, 2019, Iran

Directors & Writer: Reza Gouran

Producer: Habib Esmaili

 Cast: Baran Kosari (Maliheh), Sara Bahrami (Paria), Roya Afshar (Mother), Pardis Ahmadieh (Parvaneh), Elham Korda (Parisa), Jamshid Hashempour (Ebrahimi).


After a long time, three sisters come back to their paternal house. They face a caretaker along with their mother struggling with Alzheimer’s. But there is no trace of the father who has disappeared in an early morning. A dead body is found, but none of the sisters are going to identify the body due to the hatred rooted in their hearts. There is a dark secret in the family, but no one intends to talk about it.

Director’s Profile:

Born in ­­­­the Netherlands. A multi award winning director in theatre festivals, Gouran began his film career with a medium-length work, A LONG, LONG WAY, in 2016.

REPRESSION is his debut feature film.