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The Sked

An effort to show films inspired by Kiarostami in Pune, Delhi’s first ever horror-cum-thriller film festival and a whole lot of laughs in Hyderabad

The Sked
The Sked
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2016-07-15T23:46:38+05:30

Pune Film
Running On Through The Cherry Tree

Abbas Kiarostami, whom we lost recently, was an inspiration to a generation of film-makers. An effort to show some films inspired by Kiarostami and other Iran­ian New Wave directors led to the Iranian Fringe Film Festival, which makes its way to Pune next week. Opening the show is Mohit Takalkar’s The Bright Day, the story of a kindergarten teacher and her driver who have six hours to track down witnesses willing to testify in court to save a man’s life. Following that is the hilarious No Entry For Men (dir. Rambod Javan), about the time an all-girls school hires a male teacher and the resulting chaos that ensues. Reza Dormishisn’s I’m not Angry is about expelled univers­ity student Naved, who is battling all kinds of opposition while trying not to lose his love, Setareh. Finally, there is Kianoush Ayari’s The Paternal House, spanning seven decades, which deals with an honour killing and the tragic impact it has on a family...

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