A mother fleeing a violent, abusive husband who threatens to take their daughter, ends up with her at a women’s shelter, after which the two must reconstruct their lives. This totally assured debut from Australian/Iranian director Noora Niasari boasts of an array of powerful performances. Played the Sundance festival. Australia’s entry for Best International Feature Film at the 2024 Oscars.
Leah Purcell, Zar Amir Ebrahimi, Mojean Aria
English and Persian (with English subtitles)
Sony Picture Classics