Under the Shadow

FLORIDA PREMIERE

Under the Shadow

DATE: Sat, August 13
TIME: 7:00PM
VENUE: O Cinema Wynwood

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2016

Babak Anvari

Babak Anvari

Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi

Those cracks in the ceiling are hiding a lot more than dry rot in Under the Shadow, an astonishingly tense and atmospheric thriller set in a haunted Tehran apartment during the terrifying final days of the Iran-Iraq War. A grim allegory of female oppression, this brilliant feature debut grounds its premise in something ineluctably sinister: imagine a cross between The Babadook and The Conjuring and you’re halfway there. Set in 1988 Iran, a mother trapped in her apartment during the chaos of the war worries that malevolent spirits have taken possession of her daughter, leading to a bone-chilling horror tale of paranormal and real-life terrors.

Preceded by the short film:

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YEAR: 2016

DIRECTOR: Babak Anvari

WRITER: Babak Anvari

STARRING: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi

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