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.
|distribution format||Mini DV (PAL)|
|screen||4/3 (single screen)|
|rental fee||177,00 €|