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Juste une femme

30 min.
Year of Production:
Frankreich / Iran
Production Company:
Small Camera
Berlinale Section:
Berlinale Category:
Short Film
Teddy Award:
Teddy Jury Award

Teheran in October 2000. A year ago, Moravid (which, translated, means “pearl”), was a man. Since her sex change she has lived in complete isolation in her tiny apartment. Now, for the first time, she dons the chador in order to leave her apartment – as a woman. What made Moravid decide to continue living as a woman in Iran? Her response challenges the clichés which are so prevalent in the West. This film provides a portrait of a country full of contradictions.

BIOGRAFIE Mitra Farahani

Born in Tehran in Iran in 1975, she graduated in graphic design from Azad university in Tehran in 1997 and then emigrated to Paris where she worked in performance and fine art, documenting her art practice in TABLEAU DE BOIS. She studied at ENSAD in Paris from 2000. Her short JUSTE UNE FEMME won a Teddy Award at the Berlinale in 2002 and TABOUS – ZOHRE & MANOuCHEHR screened in the Panorama in 2004. In 2009 she was arrested by the Iranian government on her return to Tehran.

FILMOGRAFIE Mitra Farahani (selection)

2013 Fifi az khoshhali zooze mikeshad  2005 Ziarat  2004 Tabous – Zohre & Manouchehr  2001 Juste Une Femme  2000 Tableau De Bois 

FILMOGRAFIE B. Y. (selection)

2001 Juste une femme 

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