Cinema Releases - Tehran City of Love

Tehran City of Love
Autumn 2019

Short Synopsis:

Three disenchanted characters: an ex-champion bodybuilder, an overweight beauty clinic secretary and a dispirited religious singer, yearn for love and connection in a city that does not embrace them.


An ex bodybuilding champion now personal trainer, finds secret excitement in his life when he accepts to train a young man for the championships; An overweight beauty clinic secretary who lacks confidence in her physical appearance, uses her sexy voice to create a persona for seducing men she feels she could never have; and a dispirited religious singer tries his luck at becoming a wedding singer to increase the chances of finding the love of his life. This is the bittersweet tale of three middle-aged disenchanted characters yearning for love in a city that does not embrace them

BFI London Film Festival 2018

Official Selection International Film Festival Rotterdam 2019

Original title  Length 102 min

Original language   Farsi

Countries   Iran, UK and the Netherlands

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