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Mitra

Mitra

Kaweh Modiri

Netherlands, Germany, Denmark | 2021 | Genre: Drama | second feature film | running time: 107’

festivals & awards

Limelight, International Film Festival Rotterdam 2021

synopsis

37 years after her daughter Mitra was killed, Haleh leads a successful life as a renowned academic in the Netherlands. Her peaceful existence is shaken by the arrival of a woman she believes may be the traitor responsible for Mitra's death. But the woman, herself now a loving mother newly arrived in the Netherlands, does not seem to recognize Haleh and takes comfort in her company. As Haleh finds herself growing closer to the woman and her daughter, she is torn between her feelings of grief and vengeance.

info

Mitra
original title

Mitra

genre

Drama

country

Netherlands, Germany, Denmark

running time

107’

produced by

BALDR Film – Netherlands

in co-production with

In Good Company – Germany
Snowglobe – Denmark

directed by

Kaweh Modiri

sales

Nine Film

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TFL Programmes

ScriptLab original 2017

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Kaweh Modiri

Scriptwriter, Film Director