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 Under The Shadow

Thursday 18th May at 7:30pm
John Clare Theatre

Shideh (Narges Rashidi) and her family live amid the chaos of the Iran-Iraq war, a period known as The War of the Cities. Accused of subversion by the post-Revolution government and blacklisted from medical college, she falls into a state of malaise. With Tehran under the constant threat of aerial bombardment, her husband (Bobby Naderi) is drafted and sent to the frontlines by the army, leaving Shideh all alone to protect their young daughter, Dorsa (Avin Manshadi).

Director:
Babak Anvari

Starring:
Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi

Rating:  15
Year:  2016
Country:  Iran
Length:  84mins

(Subtitles)

5 stars"Extraordinary...full of shivers"
Jamie Graham - Total Film
5 stars"Terrifying"
The Guardian
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