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Iran|2018|113min |Korean Premiere |

Code Time Theater Rate GV Ticketing
225 7/14  17:00 CGV Sopoong 4 12
431 7/16  11:00 CGV Bucheon 4 12
1002 7/22  13:30 Bucheon City Hall, Main Theater(2F) 12
225 7/14  17:00CGV Sopoong 4
12
431 7/16  11:00CGV Bucheon 4
12
1002 7/22  13:30Bucheon City Hall, Main Theater(2F)
12

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Synopsis

The city of Palmyra in eastern Syria has fallen to ISIS and they have surrounded the airport. A young pilot has to risk his life to reach the airport in order to help evacuate these people while under direct ISIS fire.

Program Note

Ali, who will be a father soon, is a pilot delivering humanitarian relief supplies to the people of the Syrian war zone. He became a pilot because he wanted to be with his pilot father who was always absent because of wars in Bosnia, Iraq, Lebanon and Syria. In spite of his father’s dissuasion, Ali is taking the responsibility of transporting people from Palmyra to Damascus instead of watching his child’s birth. People who are in Palmyra are at risk of an Islamic Sunni militant group, ISIS. Heading to Damascus seems to be proceeding smoothly with the cheers and cooperation of the residents, but they are attacked continually by ISIS. They face different terrors including, kidnapping, beheading and airplane suicide attacks. Those are reminiscent of hell. You can immerse yourself in arranging the sound effects and music to the miseen-scène, such as camera composition, characters arrangement, lighting, and screen color, which goes through realism and super realism following the narrative. In this film, Iranian director Ebrahim Hatamikia won the FIff2018 Crystal Simorgh for Best Director. It is a fundamental question about life and death, religion and ideology, and consideration of what human beings live for. Another virtue of this film is that it did not delay the time of climax and ending with the popularity of remorse or heroism. The ending scene and end credits in aries and fantasies make your feelings for the film last longer. (HONG Eun-hwa)
 

Director

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Ebrahim HATAMIKIA

Born in 1961 in Tehran, Iran, he is internationally renowned for his role in the cinema of Iran in the 1990s. He left the Art University where he studied script writing. He began his directing career with the film The Identity in 1986 as well as some short films and aries about the Iran-Iraq War.

Credit

Producer
Mohammad Khazai

Screenplay
Ebrahim Hatamikia

Cinematographer
Mahdi Jafari

Editor
Mehrdad Khoshbakht

Music
Karen Homayunfar

Production Design
Babak Panahi

Cast
Hadi Hejazifar, Babak Hamidian

Sales
Ayat Media

Star Rating full_starfull_starfull_starfull_starempty_star  9.00