Inversion (Cert PG) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: New Wave Films) Running Time: 81 minutes approx. When the legendary Tammy Wynette sang the immortal lyric “Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman” I doubt she had the women of Iran in mind, but films like Behnam Behzadi’s Inversion do add a certain poignant and desperate potency … Continue reading Inversion

Life+1Day (Abad va yek rooz)

Life+1Day (Abad va yek rooz) Iran (2016) Dir. Saeed Roustayi In the wake of directors like Jafar Panahi being imprisoned for making confrontational films about their country, it seems up and coming Iranian filmmakers are sticking to the neo realist style to portray real life in their country. In his debut Saeed Roustayi points his … Continue reading Life+1Day (Abad va yek rooz)