The House is Black
خانه سیاه استDirected by Forough Farrokhzad
Best Documentary, 1963 Oberhausen Short Film Festival
Official Selection, 2019 Venice Film Festival
RESTORED IN 2019 BY CINETECA DI BOLOGNA
In this stark and awe-inspiring documentary, legendary poet Forough Farrokhzad rhythmically mixes faces, bodies, and words to capture the humanity in a leper colony.
Directed by Mohammad Reza Aslani
The passing of a wealthy matriarch leaves conniving would-be heirs jockeying for power in this long-unavailable tale of mansion intrigue.