Original title: Rag-e Khaab
International title: SUBDUED
Type: Fiction

Leila Hatami…(Mina)
Kourosh Tahami…(Kamran)
*  Elham Korda…(Ayla)
*  Leila Mousavi…(Mrs. Mansour)

Director: Hamid Nematollah
Screenplay: Masoumeh Bayat
Director of Photography: Farshad Mohammadi
Editing: Mehdi Sadi
Music: Sohrab Poornazeri
Sound Designer: Bahman Ardalan
Sound Recordist: Babak Ardalan
Set Designer: Mohammad-Reza Mirzamohammadi
Costume Designer: Azadeh Ghavam
Make-Up: Sahand Torabi

Producer: Hamid Nematollah
Production Company: Hamid Nematollah Production

Shooting format: Digital
Camera: Alexa
Lenses: Zeiss Master Prime

Screening format: DCP
Sound: 5:1
Ratio: 1:1.85
Original version: Persian
Subtitled in: English
Running time: 104 min
Year: 2017

Fiction – Colour – Iran.

Mina is recently divorced from her drug addict husband. With her mother deceased and estranged from her father, she leads an independent life. After finding a job in a restaurant she strikes up a friendship with its attentive manager. She starts having feelings she has never before experienced. These feelings, eventually shared, are shaken when the manager begins to distance himself from her. Thus commences a tumultuous emotional journey.


Director’s statement:
I was fascinated by the story of a journey from loss and defeat to complete collapse and destruction and back to a rediscovery of the self. This film deals with such a journey.

*-7th Iranian Film Festival Australia, MELBOURNE, BRISBANE, SYDNEY, ADELAIDE, PERTH, CANBERRA. October 26 – November 17, 2017. « Competition » section
*-16th Dhaka International Film Festival, Bangladesh. January 12-20, 2018. « Cinema of the World » section
*-First Jounieh International Film Festival, Lebanon. January 17-22, 2018. « Competition » section

*Winner of: *Best Narrative Film* at the First Jounieh International Film Festival, Lebanon, 2018.