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In this powerful documentary, filmmaker and actress Maryam Zaree (UNDINE, NO HARD FEELINGS) embarks on a personal journey to uncover the violent circumstances surrounding her birth inside one of the most notorious political prisons in the world. Zaree examines Iran’s oppressive regime in the 1980s that saw tens of thousands of political opponents arrested, persecuted and murdered. Through a series of emotional interviews with her parents, who sought asylum in Germany after years of imprisonment, Zaree overcomes a decades-long silence to reveal the true extent of her family’s unimaginable experience. Winner of Best Documentary at the 2020 German Film Awards. In German, French, English and Farsi with English subtitles.

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    95 minutes
  • Director
    Maryam Zaree
  • Producer
    Alex Tondowski, Ira Tondowski
  • Cast
    Maryam Zaree, Chowra Makaremi, Marya Sirous
  • Cinematographer
    Siri Klug