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VENICE 2018 Giornate degli Autori

Sudabeh Mortezai • Director of Joy

"It was very shocking to me that there were women exploiting other women"

VENICE 2018: We have met up with director Sudabeh Mortezai, who has presented her second feature, Joy

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German-born director Sudabeh Mortezai, who grew up in Tehran and Vienna, has presented her second feature, Joy [+see also:
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, in competition in the 15th Giornate degli Autori at Venice; using an intimate and authentic approach, the film plunges into the lives of a group of Nigerian women who are victims of - but also accessories to - sexual exploitation in Austria.

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