GIFFONI50PLUS - 21.31 JULY 2021



Category: Edition 2021

A teenage girl, involved in the process of delivering a packet of cocaine to a client, gets stuck in a weird chain of events.

Original Title Exam
Category Out of competition
Section Special Events
Tipology Short Film, Special Event
Duration 15'
Production Year 2019
Nationality Iran
Directed by Sonia K. Hadad
Screenplay Sonia K. Hadad, Farnoosh Samadi
Based on an idea by Sonia K. Hadad
Director of photography Alireza Barazandeh
Editor Ehsan Vaseghi
Sound Ramin Abousedgh
Make up Amir Torabi
Main cast Sadaf Asgari
Hadis Miramini
Masih Kazemi
Elaheh Afshari
Produced by Pouria Heidary Oureh
Production Three Garden Film

Sonia K Hadad regista corto ExamSonia K. Hadad

Sonia K. Hadad is an Iranian writer and director. She studied Film and Media Arts (M.F.A) at Emerson College in Boston. She was born in 1989, in Tehran, and was primarily educated in her native country. She holds diplomas in Physics/Mathematics and graphic design. In 2005 Sonia started her professional theatre acting career and has played in theatres, public performances, telefilms, and TV shows. In 2009 she completed her B.A in dramatic literature from Azad University of Art and Architecture. While pursuing her bachelor’s degree she participated in several professional filmmaking, acting, installation, and editing workshops.
Writing short stories for magazines and acting led her to her main interests: Film and Installation Art. Sonia moved to the U.S. in 2013 to continue her education, and she began making short films. In her most recent works, Sonia tries to explore people’s inner lives, women’s social and personal issues, shame, and struggles with their deepest fears through different art forms and media.

Three Garden Film 

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