Women Make Waves International Film Festival


The Blue Veiled

Rakhshan BANI-ETEMAD 1994 Iran Fiction color 85min 35mm
Rasul Rahmani is the owner of a tomato farm, and he has set up a plant next to his farm. He has lost his wife several years ago, and now he lives alone. Nobar Kordani is a gird who has to support her family. Nobar is selected, along with several other women, for work on farm…
A beautiful story starts in light of this…



BANI-ETEMAD was born in Tehran in 1954. After studying at the University of Dramatic Arts in Iran, she made several documentaries for Iranian television. In 1987, she directed her first feature film Off Limits, and in 1991, she became the first woman recipient of the best director award at Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran for Nargess. She then directed several films that won numerous awards such as The Blue Veiled (1995), Under the Skin of the City (2000), and Gilaneh (2005). She is the most popular director among Iranians.

  • 2014《德黑蘭人間傳奇》Tales
  • 2010 I'll See You Tomorrow Elina
  • 2009《女人半邊天》We Are Half of Iran's Population
  • 2006《靜脈注射》Mainline
  • 2005《戰火離情》Gilaneh
  • 2002《我們的時代》Our Times…
  • 2000《爛心城市》Under the Skin of the City
  • 1997 The May Lady
  • 1994《藍色面紗》The Blue Veiled
  • 1993 Spring to Spring
  • 1991《憂傷的娜葛絲》Nargess
  • 1989 Foreign Currency
  • 1988 Canary Yellow
  • 1987 Off the Limits

Director/ Rakhshan Bani-Etemad

Main Casts/Golab Adineh, Afsar Asadi, Jamshid Esmailkhani, Ezzatolah Entezami, Fatemah Motamed-Aria 

Print Source: Farabi Cinema Foundation

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