HALF by Bahman Kamyar will compete in the 6th “International Crime and Punishment Film Festival” in Istanbul 29 September – 5October 2016
Following the success of Participating in Raindance FF , HALF by Bahman Kamyar will compete in the 6th “International Crime and Punishment Film Festival” in Istanbul 29 September – 5October 2016.Iran ArtHouse Film ( Marjan Alizadeh ) has the World Sales rights of the film.
70 min , feature film produced 2016 – Iran, Half is about Azar a young girl who has been living on her own in a cheap accommodation since the death of her father and her mother’s new husband. Once for exterminating the rodents in the accommodation, it is being fumed so she has no choice but to stay for a few nights in her mother and her step-father’s home. IN the middle of the night the step-father attacks Azar in her room, but eventually her mother comes to rescue but ends up murdered in the hands of the step-father.Azar asks the judge for capital punishment. But there is a huge problem at her feet caused by the criminal law. According to the law, a woman’s blood money is half of the man’s. So Azar has to pay half of the step-father’s blood money to his family to be able to see him sentenced. It is a difficult task for Azar…