A Tribute to Director Asghar Farhadi: “About Elly”

A Tribute to Director Asghar Farhadi: “About Elly”

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Fri 23 Jun 2017, 7.30 pm

From TPD:

In the final week of the Tribute to director Asghar Farhadi movie month, you are invited to the screening of About Elly (2009).

Film notes

ABOUT ELLY • Iran • 2009
119′ | Drama • Mystery • Thriller
Director Asghar Farhadi

About Elly (Persian: درباره الی‎‎, translit. Dar bāre-ye Elly) is the fourth film by Farhadi. The film tells the story of the mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran, which is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.

Farhadi won the Silver Bear for Best Director at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival for the film. The film was also nominated for 10 awards at the 27th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran where Farhadi won the Crystal Simorgh for best directing. About Elly was Iran’s official submission for the competition in the Foreign Film section at the 82nd Academy Awards. [Wikipedia]

Language: Persian with Vietnamese and English subtitles

• The film screening is for educational purpose and fundraising for Young Cinema Fund of TPD.
• Donation (at the door): 20,000 VND/audience.
• Doors open at 7 pm and close when the screening room is full.
• Seats are assigned on the first-come-first-served basis.

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Watch the film’s trailer here:

Translated by Hanoi Grapevine

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