Babak Anvari

Under the Shadow (2016): A horror film based on 1980s Tehran

Under the Shadow (2016): A horror film based on 1980s Tehran

Well, I am hopeful of the horror genre which is constantly evolving with innovation in story, concept, as well as the overall treatment in filmmaking. Iranian film Under the Shadow is probably the best example on how one filmmaker tries to pass social commentary in terms of women empowerment and repressing tradition, while making not […]