Wednesday, May 9

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Showings

St. Anthony Main Theatre 5 Fri, Apr 8, 2016 4:50 PM
St. Anthony Main Theatre 5 Tue, Apr 19, 2016 4:30 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
Members:$10.00
Student w/ID (Box Office Only):$7.00
Child (12 & Under):$7.00
Film Info
Original Title:Chaharshanbeh
19 Ordibehesht
Premiere Status:Regional Premiere
Programs:- World Cinema
Tags:Drama
Culture & Society
Family Drama
Social Justice
Voice Category:Take Me Away
Release Year:2015
Runtime:102 min
Festivals & Awards:Best Film - Reykjavik International Film Festival
Interfilm Award - Venice Film Festival
Grand Prize of the International Jury - Vesoul Asian Film Festival
Country/Region:Iran
Language:Persian
(with English subtitles)
Website:OFFICIAL WEBPAGE
Print Source:Noori Pictures
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF5agA4IQ0U
Cast/Crew
Director:Vahid Jalilvand
Producer:Ali Jalilvand
Mohammad Hossein Latifi
Cinematographer:Morteza Poursamadi
Screenwriter:Ali Zarnegar
Vahid Jalilvand
Hossein Mahkam
Editor:Vahid Jalilvand
Sepehr Vakili
Composer:Karen Homayounfar
Principal Cast:Niki Karimi
Amir Aghaei
Shahrokh Forootanian
Vahid Jalilvand
Borzou Arjmand
Afarin Obeisi
Saeed Dakh
Kataneh Afsharinejad
Sahar Ahmadpour
Milad Yazdani
Filmography:Debut Feature

Description

Leila works in a chicken packing factory to support her family, but still has no money left over to save for a much-needed operation for her disabled husband. Setareh secretly married against her family’s wishes, and when her tyrannical cousin finds out, an altercation lands her young husband in jail, requiring 30 million tomans in “blood money” for his release. The two tragic stories of these women are connected to a potential benefactor who could help them in Vahid Jalilvand’s incredible debut feature of carefully drawn characters and bold statements of humanism.


Press

"Top Iranian star Niki Karimi and sweet-faced newcomer Sahar Ahmadpour display their acting chops in this trio of connected stories." - Variety

"The humanism of the finest Iranian cinema shines through the clouds of sadness in ‘Wednesday, May 9,’ which explores the suffering of the un-moneyed classes and a strange philanthropist who aims to help them." - The Hollywood Reporter