Utopia Afghanistan's Oscar Entry At Imff@Austin

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UTOPIA
Afganistan/80 min/ Dari, English, Hindi with English Subtitles

SYNOPSIS
Three intertwoven stories of loneliness and isolation, the story follows Janan, a woman from Afghanistan who travels to the UK for artificial insemination. Complications arise when William, a medical sciences student who works in the clinic switches the donor’s semen for his own. What will happen when Janan finds out?

DIRECTOR'S PROFILE
HASSAN NAZER
Hassan has been involved in most aspects of the performing arts since he was a child. He had the opportunity to learn under the guidance of Mr Hamid Samandarian one of Edward Max top five students. Hassan played in The Caucasian Chalk Circle one Iran’s biggest selling play. He went on to study theatre at Art University in Tehran and quickly found his talents lay in directing. He went on to study Film at Aberdeen University, Scotland and later obtained his Degree. ‘Here Iran’ is Hassan’s second feature film and was shot in Tehran at the end of last year. The film is currently on the festival circuit and was nominated best foreign film on it’s first outing. Hassan is currently working on his next feature film ‘Utopia’ starring Leila Hatami who played one of the the lead roles in Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar winning ‘A Separtation’.
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By: Indie Meme

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