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by Massoud Bakhshi


In Iran today: Maryam (22) accidentally kills her husband Nasser (65) 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.

international title: Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness
original title: Yalda
country: Iran, France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Lebanon
sales agent: Pyramide International
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Massoud Bakhshi
film run: 99'
release date: AT 25/09/2020, FR 7/10/2020, CH 21/10/2020
screenplay: Massoud Bakhshi
cast: Sadaf Asgari, Behnaz Jafari, Babak Karimi, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Forough Ghajabagli, Fereshteh Hosseini, Arman Darvish, Ramona Shah
cinematography by: Julian Atanassov
film editing: Jacques Comets
art director: Mahmoud Bakhshi, Leila Naghdi Pari
costumes designer: Rana Amini
producer: Jacques Bidou, Marianne Dumoulin
co-producer: Nicole Gerhards, Joëlle Bertossa, Flavia Zanon, Bady Minck, Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu, Ali Mosaffa, Georges Schoucair, Fred Prémel
production: JBA Production, NiKo Film, Close Up Films, Amour Fou Luxembourg, Tita Productions - Tita B Productions, Ali Mosaffa Productions (IR), Schortcut Films (LB)
distributor: Filmladen, Pyramide Distribution, Sister Distribution

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