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Ava (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama | 3 August 2018 (New Zealand)
The life of a high school girl in Iran becomes more complicated after her mother catches her in an act of rebellion.

Director:

Sadaf Foroughi

Writer:

Sadaf Foroughi
3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Vahid Aghapoor Vahid Aghapoor ... Father
Parnian Akhtari Parnian Akhtari ... Anahita
Sarah Alimardani Sarah Alimardani ... Shirin (as Sarah Alimoradi)
Mona Ghiasi Mona Ghiasi ... Yasi
Houman Hoursan Houman Hoursan ... Nima
Mahour Jabbari Mahour Jabbari ... Ava
Bahar Noohian Bahar Noohian ... Mother
Leili Rashidi ... Ms. Dehkhoda
Shayesteh Sajadi Shayesteh Sajadi ... Melody
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Ava's life is dictated by rules. Coming of age in Iran, she faces pressure to conform to the expectations of her parents, her school, and her friends. When Ava learns that her parents were once flagrant rule breakers themselves, she begins to rebel against the very foundations of her society. AVA masterfully demonstrates how a culture of authority can force denial and detachment, particularly among young women during their formative yet vulnerable high school years.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Sadaf Foroughi's directorial film debut. See more »

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Thanks to Ava I don't wanna have kids
16 September 2019 | by rharos22See all my reviews

Thanks to Ava I don't wanna have kids. Well acted but the en falls flat


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Country:

Iran | Canada | Qatar

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

3 August 2018 (New Zealand) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,996, 29 April 2018

Gross USA:

$20,940

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,940
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Sweet Delight Pictures See more »
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