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37 years after her daughter Mitra was executed in Iran and she fled her home country, Haleh leads a successful life as a renowned academic in the Netherlands. Her peaceful existence is shaken by the arrival of a woman she believes may be the traitor responsible for Mitra's death. But the woman, now herself a loving mother and newly arrived to the Netherlands, does not seem to recognize Haleh and takes comfort in her company. As Haleh finds herself growing closer to the woman and her daughter, she is torn between doubt and revenge.

100' /  colour

Genre: drama, thriller

Original title: MITRA
Dir: Kaweh Modiri
Prod: BALDR Film - Frank Hoeve, Katja Draaijer
Sc: Kaweh Modiri
D.O.P: tba
Completed: November 2019
Language: Farsi, Dutch
Cast: tba

Kaweh Modiri:
CHIMÈRE (2017, TV Film), BODKIN RAS (2016, feature) Award: a.o. FIPRESCI Award IFFR, FIPRESCI Award Vienna, Grand Prize Nett Off Camera Festival, MY BURGLAR AND I (2010, short) Awards: a.o. Rene Coelho Award.

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