Babak Anvari's 'Under the Shadow' is an Iran/Jordan/Qatar/UK production that premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
The film participated at the 16th Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (1-9 July, Switzerland) where it won the main award, the Narcisse Award for Best Feature Film.
According to the movies site IMDb, the film is about a mother and daughter who struggle to cope with the terrors of post-revolution, wartorn Tehran of the 1980s. Then a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.
Babak Anvari is a young Iranian filmmaker and writer who has previously directed shorts, such as Solitary (2007) and Two & Two (2011), the latter winning a BAFTA film award.
The Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival is a major Swiss international festival. In it's 16th edition, over 150 films were screened from 42 countries.
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