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First film - Completed 2015

A young divorcee, not wanting to lose the custody of her son and struggling to keep her beloved man she wants to marry, has to think about the temporary marriage (Sighe) that is not well-received by the society at all, despite being legal. What's the solution for her problem?

& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2015
Un Certain Regard
Chicago IFF 2015
New Directors Competition Roger Ebert Award
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • First film, Drama
    • Countries
    • IRAN
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 105 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Writer(s)
    • Ida PANAHANDEH, Arsalan AMIRI
    • Producer(s)
    • Bijan EMKANIAN
    • Synopsis
    • A young divorcee living with her son in a small northern city of Iran, falls in love with a man who wants to marry her. According to the current rules, the father has the custody of children; however, her ex-husband has granted her that right on the condition that she doesn't remarry. Struggling to keep both of her beloved ones, she has to think about the third option: Temporary Marriage (Sighe). However, this will get her into a predicament, as despite its being legal, Sighe is not well-received by the society at all. Would temporary marriage be a good solution for her?