Written, produced and directed by Majid Barzegar, the 86-minute movie is about Sara who works as an experienced and respected nurse in one of the busiest hospitals in Tehran.
She quietly takes away the lives of her patients who have lost all hope in recovery. All seems to go well for her until she is asked to take care of a private patient in his villa by the sea.
The cast list of the film includes Nazanin Ahmadi, Alireza Sanifar, Arshia Nikbin, Hamid-Reza Maleki, and Mazdak Mirabedini.
‘The Rain Falls Where It Will’ went on screen at the 2021 edition of the Durban International Film Festival in South Africa and won the Best Actress award (Ahmadi) at the 38th edition of the Fajr Film Festival in Iran.
The IFFZ is “a platform for presenting the Iranian culture and tradition and for building a bridge between different cultures by the means of the universal language of art – and especially the 7th art, cinema”, the website of the event reads.
The 8th edition of the IFFZ kicked off on May 26 and will run until June 1.
This edition of the IFFZ is also screening ‘Water, Wind, Dust, Bread’ by Mehdi Zamanpour-Kiasari, ‘World Northern Hemisphere’ by Hossein Tehrani, ‘Without Everything’ by Mohsen Qaraee, ‘Bone Marrow’ by Hamid-Reza Qorbani, ‘Ti Ti’ by Ida Panahandeh, ‘No Choice’ by Reza Dormishian, ‘Yadoo’ by Mehdi Jafari, ‘Barter’ by Ziba Karamali and Emad Arad, ‘District Terminal’ by Bardia Yadegari and Ehsan Mirhosseini, as well as ‘The Cow’ by Dariush Mehrjouee.