OLD ROAD

(Jadde Ghadim)

Writer and Director: Manijeh Hekmat

Director of Photography: Dariush Ayyari

Editor: Mostafa Khergheh-poush

Music: Christophe Rezai

Sound: Seyed Mahmoud Mousavi-Nejad

Cast: Mahtab Keramati, Atila Pesyani, Tarlan Parvaneh, Mohammad-Reza Ghaffari, Parviz Pourhosseini

Producer: Manijeh Hekmat

Production: Bamdad Film

100 min, 4K, 2018, Color

Synopsis

Minoo, a 47-year-old bank manager, takes a private cab when she can’t find a licensed one on New Year’s Eve. The driver takes her outside the city limits and assaults her. When her husband Bahram picks her up from a police station, she is heavily bruised and hurt. Bahram and his family assume it was just a robbery. Soon, the driver is arrested and confesses to raping her. Minoo, however, insists it did not happen. Her friends and family try hard to make her come to terms with what has happened. Minoo has a nervous breakdown…

Bio-Filmography

Born in 1962, Manijeh Hekmat started film production since 1995. Her debut feature film “Women’s Prison” that she directed and produced in 2002 was first screened in Venice Film Festival. Her second film “Three Women” has been shown in more than 80 international film festivals starting Berlin Film Festival. She has produced more than 16 feature films and many short films and documentaries.

WOMEN’S PRISON 2002
THREE WOMEN 2008
OLD ROAD 2018

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