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<i>Fish & Cat</i>. 2013. Iran. Directed by Shahram Mokri.
  • Fish & Cat

    2013. Iran. Shahram Mokri. 134 min.

North American premiere!

Thursday, March 27, 2014, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2



  • Fish & Cat

    2013. Iran. Directed by Shahram Mokri. A bold experiment in perpetual motion with an enigmatic time-warp narrative, Fish & Cat plays out as one continuous shot, with the camera moving among a host of characters at a remote forest and a nearby lake. Gradually subverting a gruesome premise drawn from a real-life case of a backwoods restaurant that served human flesh, the film builds an atmosphere of tension as a menacing pair descend on a campsite where a group of college kids have gathered for a kite-flying festival. But as the camera doubles back and crisscrosses between characters in real time, subtle space-time paradoxes suggest that something bigger is going on. Brilliantly sustained, Fish & Cat is further evidence of a new generation of filmmakers emerging in Iran. 134 min.

In the Film exhibition New Directors/New Films 2014

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