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Wednesday, May 9 (2015)

Drama 1h 42m

Mature and distinctive drama exploring contemporary Iranian experiences through the decision of a struggling journalist to give away a large amount of money on May 9th.

The man’s advertisement in the local Tehran newspaper has encouraged people to come to his office and make a convincing appeal. But difficult moral questions arise as to how he, and the police, will deal with the throngs of needy candidates and decide who’s actually the most worthy. A complex, multi-strand story emerges, reflecting the humanism characteristic of modern Iranian cinema.

“The film is so effective on a basic emotional level that the number of international awards it has received comes as no surprise.” ~ David Stratton, The Australian.

Director

Vahid Jalilvand

Language

Persian

Subtitles

English

Country

Iran