Scène from a divorce

Un film de Shirin Barghnavard & Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah
Iran – 73 min – 2016

Une année dans l’intimité d’un couple moderne iranien. Aprés huit ans de mariage Maryam et Bashoo décident de divorcer mais de continuer à vivre ensemble. Dans une société aussi conservatrice et religieuse que l’Iran, cela n’est pas seulement illégal, c’est aussi un péché..

After eight years of marriage, Maryam and Bashoo decide to get a divorce. But to keep their families from finding out, they continue to live together. In a society as traditional and religious as Iran, living together as an unmarried couple is not only illegal but also seen by many as a sin.
An intimate yearlong look at the private life of a modern Iranian couple, Scenes from a Divorce explores the reasons behind Maryam and Bashoo’s decision to end their marriage and continue living together..


Scénario : Shirin Barghnavard et Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah
Réalisation : Shirin Barghnavard & Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah
Image : Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah
Montage : Shirin Barghnavard
Son : Shirin Barghnavard & Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah
Montage son/mixage : Amir Hossein Ghasemi
Production : Koocheh Film Production
Distribution : The Kingdom


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