Sudabeh Mortezai • Director
Cineuropa met up with Sudabeh Mortezai, the director of Macondo, unveiled in competition at the Berlinale and the winner of the Cineuropa Prize at Lecce
Cineuropa met up with Austrian filmmaker Sudabeh Mortezai to talk about her film Macondo [+see also:
interview: Sudabeh Mortezai
film profile], which was selected in the Variety Critics’ Choice: Europe Now! programme at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Her empathetically observed fiction debut is set in Vienna, and its story centres on the 11-year-old refugee Ramasan, who finds himself torn between Chechen custom and his new Austrian environment.