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Syngué Sabour

The Patience Stone

Director Atiq Rahimi 98min, M

Mon 25 Mar 2013 - Sun 7 Apr 2013


In Farsi with subtitles

In an unnamed, war-torn Middle Eastern country, a woman tends to her comatose husband. Finally able to reveal her innermost thoughts she finds personal liberation amidst a city in perpetual conflict. Atiq Rahimi adapts his own award-winning novel, with legendary screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière (Belle de Jour, The Unbearable Lightness of Being), into a powerful account of awakening that is passionately performed by exiled Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani.

Somerville 25–31 March, 7.30pm
Joondalup Pines 2–7 April, 7.30pm 

A mesmerising, modern take on the tales of Scheherazade. VARIETY

A strikingly pertinent film. SCREEN INTERNATIONAL 

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