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BEYOND THE WALL

jalilvand_shab_dakheli_divar

Official Screening

Sala Grande
16:15
Shab, Dakheli, Divar
by Vahid Jalilvand
with Navid Mohammadzadeh, Diana Habibi, Amir Aghaee

( 2022, Iran, 126')

Ali is a blind man who, because of his condition, decided to take his own life. He is saved at the last minute by the janitor of his building, who also informs him that a woman is hiding there as she is being chased by police for participating in a protest march. Ali finds out the woman is hiding in his very apartment. She suffers from epilepsy and is worried about his four-year-old son, whom she lost during the protest.

Vahid Jalilvand

An Iranian director born in 1976, Vahid Jalilvand sees his first movie in the main competition after his Wednesday, May 9 and No Date, No Signature were in the Orizzonti programme in 2015 and 2017, respectively. The latter won the Best Direction Award, and also earned Navid Mohammadzadeh the Best Male Actor Award.

INTERNATIONAL CRITICS

SCREEN
INTERNATIONAL
2/5
THE HOLLYWOOD
REPORTER
4/5
THE FILM
VERDICT
4.5/5
Mathieu Macheret
Le Monde
1/5
BEN CROLL
THE WRAP
3/5
TOMMASO KOCH
EL PAIS
1.5/5
JONATHAN ROMNEY
THE OBSERVER
2/5
BARBARA HOLLENDER
rzeczpospolita
3.5/5
Daniel Kothenschulte
FRANKFURTER RUNDSCHAU
3/5