Iran | 107 min | NR | DCP | Dir. Fereydoun Jeyrani
A man takes his wife to an asylum to cure her neurotic tensions.
“Fereydoun Jeyrani’s elegant black-and-white thriller refracts Iranian gender politics through the prism of a twisty Hitchcockian noir.” Variety “Jeyrani’s chilly mood piece has all the stylistic signifiers of an art house niche item, but its luminous beauty and genre-friendly plot may boost its prospects beyond the festival bubble.” Hollywood Reporter
The other sponsors are UW-Madison’s Middle East Studies Program, Multicultural Student Center, International Student Services (Global Badger Experience Grant), and Center for Leadership and Involvement (Wisconsin Experience Grant), and WUD Global Connections.