The Silence

International Short Film Contest 45 ED. 2017
Italy 2016 15’ Fiction

Fatma and her mother are Kurdish refugees in Italy. On their visit to the doctor, Fatma has to translate what the doctor says to her mother, but she keeps silent.


Direction: Ali Asgari, Farnoosh Samadi.

After studying, in Tehran and Rome, and working as an assistant for many filmmakers, Ali Asgari directed his first short in 2011. He took part in the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2013, the same year that his third film was shortlisted for the official competition at Cannes. His last film, The Baby, competed at Venice Filmography.

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Alberto Marchiori.
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Giovanni Pompili, Olivier Chantriaux.
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Distribution: Manifest.
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