The only Iran's entry in Open Horizons section of Thessaloniki International Film Festival
Screening of “A Very Ordinary Citizen” in Thessaloniki Film Festival
Art & Experience: “A Very Ordinary Citizen” the latest work of Majid Barzegar entered to Thessaloniki International Film Festival in Open Horizons section as the only Iran’s entry after its first screening in the 51st Chicago International Film Festival.
The Open Horizons section of the 56th Thessaloniki International Film Festival highlights the most recent trends in worldwide independent production, featuring thematically original and aesthetically challenging films. Running in parallel, the Special Screenings section presents the newest additions in the work of renowned auteurs.
41 movies will be screened in this part which some of them are “Chronic” by Michel Franco, “Arabian Nights” by director Miguel Gomes, “Louder Than Bombs” by Joachim Trier, “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon and Trey Edward Shults’ psychological thriller “Krisha”.
In description of the movie is written: Mr. Safari, an 80-year-old pensioner, lives alone and without direction. When his son, living abroad, tries to arrange for his elderly father to visit him, Mr. Safari becomes dangerously obsessed with a local female travel agent who is hired to help. “A Very Ordinary Citizen” is the 3rd feature movie of Majid Barzegar and Iranian-Czech co-production and Modarresi & Saeed Armand as producers.