Cinequest Filmfest. to screen Iran’s ‘Wednesday’
Art and Experience: Iranian movie ‘Wednesday’ directed by Soroush Mohammadzadeh will go on screen at US Cinequest Film Festival.
The movie centers upon the choice between revenge and forgiveness; two years ago, Akram, a 19 year old girl had her long-awaited engagement ceremony, but jubilation descends into trauma, when her father is killed by a member of the groom’s family during an argument. The film whisks the audience to the pivotal day of the murderer’s execution sentence, but the secret of Akram’s pregnancy threatens to unravel the process.
The cast of the film include Shahab Hosseini, Arman Darvish, Nasim Adabi, Hasti Mahdavi, Amirhosein Sham Bayati, and Elham HaajFathali.
The Cinequest Film Festival is an annual independent film festival held each March in San Jose, California.