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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?

Director’s Bio:

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.


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