THEATRE OF TEARS

by Dimitri LURIE
2007 / Mini DV / color / sound / 1S / 58' 00

The film Theatre of Tears explores the world of Shia-Islamic traditions. A triptych of generations depicts the nowdays Iranian society through their involvment in the traditional commemoration of Ashura.
This is spectacular passion play, a carnival in black, where personnal mourning is being released and dissolved into the collective sorrow for the martyrdom of the third Imam - Imam Hossein.

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distribution format Mini DV (PAL)
screen 4/3 (single screen)
speed 25 fps
sound sound
original language Persian
translation English (Sous-titrage)
rental fee 177,00 €