“Brother’s Keeper” and “Deadlock” join the programming of the Fajr festival
Tehran – The growing list of international films at the 38th Fajr International Film Festival will now also include Turkish drama “Brother’s Keeper” and Slovenian film “Deadlock”, organizers said.
Directed by Vinko Modernodorfer, “Deadlock” begins with the old cliché of torrential rain in the midst of heavy traffic and tells the story of two married couples from different classes of society who meet by chance in one night at the following a tragic event that later changes their lives forever.
Modernodorfer started his career in Ljubljana, working with many theater companies in Slovenia after studying at the Academy of Theater, Radio, Film and Television. He has also published several poetic writings and books as well as children’s stories and poetry.
In his film ‘Deadlock’, Moderndorfer focuses on morality and questions the value of his life in relation to one another based on social class or ethnicity, presenting audiences with feelings of pain and experience. of loss.
“Brother’s Keeper” by Istanbul-based Kurdish director Ferit Karahan tells an emotional tragicomic novel starring a young actor as the main character.
The film begins at a Kurdish boarding school in the mountains of eastern Anatolia, attended by Yusuf and his best friend Memo as students. Yusuf faces the struggle to challenge the school’s strict regulations to help Memo after he mysteriously falls ill. The plot of the film becomes complicated after the school is buried under heavy snowfall with no way out and a growing desperation to cope with Memo’s deteriorating health.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 edition of the festival has been canceled, but organizers have said this year the 38th edition of the festival will be held as planned and is scheduled to take place in Tehran from May 26 to June 2. .
Photo: “Brother’s Keeper” by Turkish director Ferit Karahan.
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