Title: Yalda, A Night for Forgiveness
Directed by: Massoud Bakhshi
Premiere & awards: Sundance Film Festival 2020, World Cinema Dramatic Competition, Grand Jury Prize
Produced by: JBA Production – France
In co-production with: Ali Mosaffa – Iran, Tita B Productions – France, Niko Film – Germany, Close Up Films – Switzerland, Amour Fou – Luxembourg, Shortcut Films – Lebanon
Countries: Iran, France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Lebanon
Iran today. Maryam accidentally kills her husband Nasser and is sentenced to death. The only person who can save her is Mona, Nasser's daughter. All Mona has to do is appear on a popular live TV show and forgive Maryam. But forgiveness proves difficult when they are forced to relive the past.
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