Orange Days / Rooz-haye Narenji Programme 2018

by Arash Lahooti International Feature Film / Competition

Swiftly, Alban is walking through a lush green plantation, inspecting her workers as they bring in the harvest. The assertive forty-something woman has been involved in the male-dominated orange business for years. She employs a group of seasonal female workers to harvest orange trees in northern Iran. This year she has received the largest order in the region – a fact that is not readily accepted by her male competitors. As soon as the harvesting begins, so does the sabotage on Alban’s work and she is forced to deal with the numerous consequences: harvesting is running slow, money is running out and her worker’s motivation is dwindling. To top it all off, her husband Majid packs his bags and leaves her. Director Arash Lahooti stages the battle of a courageous woman in beautiful, richly coloured images and shows a side of Iran that is rarely portrayed in western media.




Time Venue

18:00* Arthouse Piccadilly

14:30* Arthouse Piccadilly

18:30* Arena 3

20:45 Filmpodium

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  • Genre: Drama
  • Country, Year: Iran, 2018
  • Runtime: 102 Min
  • Languages: Farsi
  • Subtitles: English, German
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  • Director: Arash Lahooti
  • Cast: Hadieh Tehrani, Ali Mosaffa, Mehran Ahmadi, Alireza Ostadi, Zhila Shahi, Sadaf Asgari
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  • Screenplay: Arash Lahooti, Jamileh Darolshafaie
  • Cinematography: Farshad Mohammadi
  • Editor: Mehdi Hosseinivand
  • Sound: Hassan Shabankareh
  • Music: Christoph Rezaie
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  • Producer: Alireza Ghasemkhan
  • Executive Producer: Shahnam Shahbaz Zadeh
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  • World Sales: Iranian Independents
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