farsi with Polish and English subtitles
After being hit by an Iraqi rocket, Abadan is plunged into chaos. 14-year-old Omid must find his brother and a way out of the besieged city. An animated film about growing up in the shadow of war and the strength that solidarity brings in crisis situations.
Born in Tehran, Sepideh Farsi moved to Paris to study mathematics, but soon drifted towards cinema. After some short films, her documentary Homi Sethna, Filmmaker won several awards. Followed by Harat and Tehran Without Permission, that both premiered in Locarno. Her latest film The Siren (animation feature) opened the Panorama section at the Berlin Film Festival.
from 16 y/o