37 years after her daughter Mitra was executed in Iran and she fled her home country, Haleh leads a successful life as a renowned academic in the Netherlands. Her peaceful existence is shaken by the arrival of a woman she believes may be the traitor responsible for Mitra’s death.
Mitra is selected for Torino ScriptLab2017, EAVE Producers Workshop 2017 and has won the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award 2018. It’s the second feature film by Kaweh Modiri. His previous film Bodkin Ras premiered at IFFR 2016 and won the FIPRESCI Award.
Festivals & Awards
Eurimages Co-production Development Award
- Cast: Jasmin Tabatabai, Mohsen Namjoo, Shabnam Tolouei, Sallie Harmsen, Avin Manshadi, Aram Ghasemy
- Screenwriter & Director: Kaweh Modiri
- Producers: Frank Hoeve & Katja Draaijer, BALDR Film
- Co-producers: IGC Films (DE), Snowglobe (DK)
- Broadcaster: NTR
- Financiers & Funds: Netherlands Film Fund, Creative Europe, Danish Film Institute, Netherlands Film Production Incentive, MDM, DFFF, Medienboard Berlin
- Distribution NL: Cinéart
- Length: 100 min
- Release: 2020