Massoud Bakhshi

Massoud, who was born in 1972 in Tehran, holds a special place in Iranian cinema, which is abounding with creativity. His talent becomes obvious in his documentaries, going from serious drama (IDENTIFICATION OF A WOMAN) to the most biting and caustic humour (TEHRAN HAS NO MORE POMEGRANATES!) and in his first fiction short film (BAG DAD BARBER). A RESPECTABLE FAMILY is his first feature film.

A Respectable Family

Arash is an Iranian academic who lives in the West. He returns to Iran to teach in Shiraz, a city far from Tehran where his mother lives. Drawn into a series of domestic and financial dramas, he faces a country that is now alien to him. Following the death of his father and the discovery of what his “respectable family” has become, he is forced to make choices.

Please note: This film is part of the Opening Night Ceremony.
Ceremony starts at 6:30 pm
Film session begins at 7:00 pm.
Please note this session is excluded from the multi-pass tickets. For multi-pass tickets on other sessions please refer to Dendy cinema counters directly.

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