The Hunter (Shekarchi)

The Hunter (Shekarchi)
  • 2010
  • Iran / Germany
  • 1h 32min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Rafi Pitts
  • Written by: Rafi Pitts
  • Cast: Rafi Pitts
  • Language: Persian

After being caught up in a demonstration, Ali's (Pitts) wife and daughter go missing, assumed dead. In despair, he shoots two policemen before going on the run. The storytelling and cinematography are what impresses, the plot never anticipating itself, leading to a mysterious piece of filmmaking.

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The Hunter

2 Nov 20104 stars

(15) 92min After making a documentary about wild and crazy man of US cinema Abel Ferrara in 2003, Iranian filmmaker Rafi Pitts went on to make the spare and contained drama It’s Winter, a fable-like account of someone who goes off to find work and…

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