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by Milad Alami


Iman and his family flee to Iran and end up hotel in Northern Sweden. Iman maintains as family patriarch but he breaks promise to his wife and joins local wrestling club. Rumours spread, Iman's fear and desperation begin to take a hold.

international title: Opponent
original title: Motståndaren
country: Sweden
sales agent: Indie Sales
year: 2023
genre: fiction
directed by: Milad Alami
film run: 119'
screenplay: Milad Alami
cast: Payman Maadi, Marall Nasiri, Björn Elgerd, Ardalan Esmaili, Arvin Kananian, Nicole Mehrbod, Diana Farzami, Magnus Mark, Joonas Saartmo
cinematography by: Sebastian Winterø
film editing: Olivia Neergaard-Holm
art director: Thomas Øyjordsbakken
costumes designer: Ingjerd Meland
music: Jon Ekstrand, Carl-Johan Sevedag
producer: Annika Rogell, Sandra Warg, Peter Possne
co-producer: Sandra Warg, Peter Possne, Anna Croneman, Ruben Thorkildsen
production: Tangy AB, Filmpool Nord AB, Film i Väst, Sveriges Television AB - SVT, Ape&Bjørn AS
distributor: TriArt Film AB

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