Vadim PERELMAN
Вадим ПЕРЕЛЬМАН
Vadim PERELMAN
Russia / Germany / Belarus, 2020, 120mn 
fiction
Persian Lessons
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Уроки фарси

 

 Leçons persanes

 Uroki farsi

 
Directed by : Vadim PERELMAN (Вадим ПЕРЕЛЬМАН)
Writing credits : Ilya TSOFIN (Илья ЦОФИН)
 
Cast
Lars EIDINGER (Ларс АЙДИНГЕР) ...Koch
Nahuel PEREZ BISCAYART (Науэль ПЕРЕС БИСКАЯРТ) ...Gilles
Leonie BENESCH (Леони БЕНЕШ) ...Elsa
Sofia GERSHEVICH (Софья ГЕРШЕВИЧ) ...Melanie
 
Cinematography : Vladislav OPELIANTS (Владислав ОПЕЛЬЯНЦ)
Produced by : Murad OSMANN (Мурад ОСМАНН), Vadim PERELMAN (Вадим ПЕРЕЛЬМАН), Ilya STUART (Илья СТЮАРТ)
Other persons :
Acteurs : Alexander Beyer, David Schütter, Luisa-Celine Gaffron
Production : Беларусьфильм / Belarusfilm ; Hype Film; LM Media; ONE TWO Films
 
Sites : Allociné, IMDb
Release date in France : 2021-03-31, Site

Plot synopsis
1942. A young Belgian man narrowly avoids death by swearing to the SS executioners that he is not Jewish, but Persian. His only way to survive in the camp is by teaching Farsi, a language he doesn’t know, to a camp officer who dreams of a future in Iran.
https://www.berlinale.de/
 

Commentaries and bibliography
Critique : Les Leçons persanes [2020, de Vadim PERELMAN], Kaleem AFTAB, cineuropa.org, 2020
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 2021-03-31
- Les Rencontres cinématographiques de Cannes, Cannes (France), 2020
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 2020
- Message to Man : International Short, Documentary and Animated Film Festival, St Petersburg (Russia), 2020
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2020
- Stockholm International Film Festival, Stockholm (Sweden), 2020

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