Under the Shadow

Year: 2016
Country: UK
Director: Babak Anvari
Cast: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi
Genre: drama, horror
Runtime: 84 min.
Age: 18+

As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.

Awards & Festivals:

BAFTA Award - Outstanding Debut
BIFA Award - Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Douglas Hickox Award
Independent Spirit Award Nomination - Best International Film
Sitges International Film Festival - New Vision Award
Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival - Best Film
Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival - Jury Award
Fantaspoa International Fantastic Film Festival - Best Actress
Athens International Film Festival - Best Screenplay