GERMANY, AUSTRIA, ITALY, LEBANON, MOROCCO | ORIGINAL VERSION: ENGLISH, PERSIAN, ARABIC | SUBTITLES: ENGLISH
Mitra is an ambitious artist in her forties who embarks on her dream project of making a film about the legendary Egyptian singer and diva Oum Kulthum. Her film explores the struggles, sacrifices and the price of Oum Kulthum's success as a female artist in a male-dominated society. However, having left her family behind for her career and striving to capture the essence of Oum Kulthum as a myth, a woman and an artist, Mitra's own struggles blend with those of the singer and she finds herself headed for an emotional and artistic breakdown.
Directors: Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari
Cast: Neda Rahmanian, Yasmin Raeis, Mehdi Moinzadeh
Duration: 90 minutes