For A Rainy Day

Original title: Rouz-e Mabada
International title: For A Rainy Day
Type: Fiction (First Feature)

Shirin Agharezakashi
*  Valli Azizkhani
*  Vahid Azizkhani
*  Hedieh Tehrani

Director: Faezeh Azizkhani
Direction Consultant: Abbas Kiarostami
Screenplay: Faezeh Azizkhani
Director of Photography: Majid Gorjiyan
Editing: Mostafa kherghepoush
Music: Babak Mirzakhani
Sound Recorder: Ali Garakohi
Sound Mixer: Parviz Abnar
Set Designer: Saeed Honarmand
Costume designer: Faezeh Azizkhani

Production Manager: Abbas Kalantari
Producers: Negar Eskandarfar & Mohammad Ahmadi

Shooting format: Full HD
Screening format: DCP
Sound: 5.1
Ratio: 16:9
FPS: 24
Original version: Persian
Subtitled in: English
Running Time: 90 min
Year: 2015

Fiction – Colour – 90min – 2015 – Iran

A student filmmaker finds out her mother has been having recurrent dreams of her imminent death. Believing she is soon to die, the mother decides to both accomplish her outstanding religious duties and fulfill her children’s wishes.
She knows that her daughter’s foremost ambition is to complete a feature film, and so hires a superstar.
Eventually, while waiting for death to take her, the mother is confronted by an unexpected event.

Director’s Statement:
« For A Rainy Day » is an Iranian film, not about the society or government of Iran but about its smallest constituent unit, the Iranian family. Iranians often say: « Mother is the beacon of the house and Father is the pillar ». Having witnessed both beacon and pillar side-by-side I’ve tried to build a framework through which the viewer can review the life of such a family.

*-2nd Silk Road International Film Festival, Fuzhou, China. September 22-26, 2015. « Official Competition » section
*-Edinburgh Iranian Film Festival, Scotland, UK. February 19-21, 2016. Venue: Filmhouse Cinema, « Non Competitive Festival »
*-3rd Köln Iranian Film Festival, Germany. May 26-29, 2016. « Non Competitive Festival »