Under the Shadow
 

Set in 80’s Tehran during the Iran-Iraq war, a scared mother becomes obsessed with the notion that herdaughter is possessed, by evil spirits known as Djinn.

 

Cast: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi

Writer/Director: Babak Anvari

Director of Photography: Kit Fraser

Producer: Lucan Toh, Emily Leo

Digital Compositor: Pierre D'oncieu

Language: Persian

Year: 2016

 

Awards and Nominations:

  • Won Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer 

  • Nominated Outstanding British Film of The Year BAFTA Film Awards 2016

  • Won Best Film Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2016

  • UK's Candidate Best Foreign Language Film 89th Academy Awards

  • Official Selection Sundance Film Festival 2016

  • Won Douglas Hickox Award (Best Debut Director) 

  • Won Best Screenplay

  • Won Best Supporting Actress

  • Nominated Best Director

  • Nominated Best Film

  • Nominated Best Actress British Independent Film Festival 2016

  • Won Competition Feature Film Award

  • Won Golden Athena Best Screenplay

  • Nominated Golden Athena Best Picture Athens International Film Festival 2016

  • Won Best Film Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2016

  • Won Narrative Feature Competition Montclair Film Festival 2016

  • Won Best Actress Fantaspoa International Fantastic Film Festival 2016

  • Official Selection Sundance NEXT FEST 2016

  • Won Jury's Award 

  • Nominated Best Film Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2016

  • Won Jury's Award Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival 2016

  • Won Standard Reader's Jury Price Viennale 2016

  • Official Selection Midnighters Section South By Southwest Film Festival 2016

  • Official Selection Melbourne International Film Festival 2016

  • Official Selection New Zealand International Film Festival 2016

  • Official Selection FrightFest 2016

  • Official Selection Dallas International Film Festival 2016

  • Official Selection Phoenix Film Festival 2016

  • Official Selection Calgary Underground Film Festival 2016

  • Official Selection Sydney Film Festival 2016

  • Official Selection Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2016

  • Official Selection Art Film Fest Kosice 2016

  • Official Selection INDIEBO-Festival De Cine Independiente de Bogotá 2016

 

 

 

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