Theatrical release of Polaris in Switzerland
With the collaboration of Cinأ©libre and Zurich Iranian film festival Polaris has a one year tour across Switzerland in various theaters!
The first screening in January was hosted by Kino Cameo in Winterthur. The next stop for "Polaris" is Kinok St. Gallen! Friday, March 16th, 21h15.
Polaris is an insightful and suspenseful drama created by American and Persian filmmakers in which a psychologically traumatized war photographer is locked in a desperate struggle to protect her secrets from her husband and escape her inevitable return to the Middle East.
The film stars acclaimed actor Bahram Radan as 'Poorya'ح¾ Alicja Bachleda (Ondine, Trade) as 'Baran'ح¾ and Coby Ryan Mclaughlin (Parenthood, Graceland) as 'Daniel'. The cast also includes Elisabeth Rohm (Joy, American Hustle, Law & Order, Heroes) as Daniel's wife, 'Christine'ح¾ and Roya Taymourian (Women's Prison, The Music Man) as Baran's mother.
â€œAlicja Bachleda skillfully and authentically portrays the silentstruggle of Baran, a half-Persian journalist who leaves behindthe war-torn countries of the Middle East, only to live in theongoing aftermath of the trauma. Baran is a shattered, yetfiercely independent woman engaged in a constant strugglefor independence and equality.â€ ~ Movie-Blogger.comhttps://www.kinok.ch/index/program/movie/3365/theme/490
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