Seconds of Lead (Sanye Haye Sorbi)

Seconds of Lead (Sanye Haye Sorbi)
  • 2012
  • Iran
  • 1h 10min
  • Directed by: Seyed Reza Razavi

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A warmly engaging gem of a film about a projectionist, a massacre, memory, guilt and cinema.

While conducting research for her new book about the events of 8 September 1978, when dozens of demonstrators were killed by the Shah's army, Iranian novelist Narges Abyar comes across a documentary which includes an interview with a cinema projectionist who witnessed the carnage. She first tracks down the filmmaker, then a projectionist, who looks like the man in the film but denies all knowledge of it. Abyar is nothing if not persistent, however…

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