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THE GAZE

by Sepideh Farsi

synopsis

Esfandyar, an Iranian expatriate living in Paris, returns to Iran after twenty years of absence, on the verge of loosing his sight. He has to confront the ghosts of his past: his father who is about to die, but also his old love Forogh, who has married his father in the meantime, thus becoming Esfandyar's stepmother. Between political betrayals and love conflicts, Esfandyar has many accounts to settle before he sinks in the darkness.

international title: The Gaze
original title: Negah
country: France, Iran
sales agent: Wide Management
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Sepideh Farsi
film run: 83'
release date: FR 06/12/06
cast: Hami-Reza Danechvar, Fariba Kossari, Behnaz Jafari, Mohamad Hatami
production: Rêves d'Eau Productions
distributor: Solaris Distribution