The Iranian film weeks opened at the Danish Film Studio in Copenhagen on December 3, Tehran Times Art Desk reports.
A collection of six Iranian films are scheduled to be screened during the program, which will run until December 26. The collection includes “Here without Me” directed by Bahram Tavakkoli, “The Private Life of Mr. and Mrs. M” and “Among the Clouds” by Ruhollah Hejazi, “One Line of Reality” by Ali Vazirian, “I’m His Wife” by Mostafa Shayesteh and “So Far, So Close” by Seyyed Reza Mirkarimi.
A screen adaptation of Tennessee Williams’s “A Glass Menagerie”, “Here without Me” is about Yalda, a kind, pretty, gentle girl who is embarrassed about her limp.
“The Private Life of Mr. and Mrs. M” is about Mohsen, who is trying to advance his business affairs to higher levels, but when his wife gets involved in the business, he finds it difficult to tolerate the underlying conflicts.
“Amongst the Clouds” is the story of a teenage Iranian boy who earns his living carrying luggage for tourists at an Iranian-Iraqi border. When he falls for Nura, a beautiful young Iraqi girl who seems to help Iraqi people cross the border, his life takes a dangerous turn.
“One Line of Reality” is about a journalist couple, Kasra and Forough, whose career is endangered in the aftermath of political and social changes, which have led to the closure of many Iranian journals.
“I’m his Wife” narrates the story of a woman who discovers her husband’s infidelity after twelve years of marriage. So the woman tries to take revenge on the cheating husband by making him jealous of her relationship with her first suitor.
“So Far, So Close” is about Dr. Alam, a high profile specialist in neurology and a successful surgeon, who is totally immersed in his professional and social work to the extent that he has completely forgotten about his family.
The program has been organized jointly by Iran’s Visual Media Institute and the Danish Film Studio.