Directed by: Asghar Farhadi
Staring: Golshifteh Farahani, Mani Haghighi, Merila Zarei & Rana Azadivar
‘About Elly’ won the Silver Bear for best film at the 59th Berlin Film Festival. A gripping psychological drama. A group of middle-class friends travel from Tehran to spend the weekend at the seaside. Sepideh invites Elly, a young teacher who they barely know, in order to introduce her to their recently divorced friend Ahmad, just returned from Germany. The children are playing in the sea and Elly is asked to watch them. Out of the blue, one of the children is found drowning. After rescuing him, they seek out Elly, but she has disappeared. What has happened to Elly?