Film Movement Plus - May 2022 Streaming Premieres

By Film Movement | April 28, 2022

MAY 6


Nargess
Adel is a young criminal who carries out audacious cons with his middle-aged lover Afagh. After falling in love with the beautiful Nargess, he decides to go straight, but honest work does not come easily, and he decides to go back to the old life for one last job. From director Rakhshan Banietemad.


MAY 13


Cold Sweat
Iranian futsal champion Afrooz finds herself unable to travel to the biggest match of her life without her husband's permission. From director Soheil Beiraghi. Based on a true story.



MAY 20


Distances
In this award-winning ensemble drama from Spanish director Elena Trapé, Olivia, Eloy, Guille and Anna travel to Berlin to surprise their friend, Comas, for his birthday, but their reception leaves much to be desired.


Our Times
In 2001, Iranian president Mohammad Khatami runs for re-election. While a group of young supporters campaign for the reform-minded Khatami, Arezu Bayat, a twice-divorced single mother, decides to run for president herself. From director Rakhshan Banietemad.


MAY 27


Inversion
After her mother's illness worsens due to the air pollution in Tehran, an unmarried female shop owner comes to the suffocating realization that her selfish relatives are trying to control her life, leading to a personal mutiny against male domination. From director Behnam Behzadi.