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Im Bazar der Geschlechter – Director’s Cut
Documentary Film, AT 2023, Farbe, 72 min., OmdU
Diagonale 2023

Director, Script: Sudabeh Mortezai
Camera: Arastoo Givi, Majid Gorjian
Editor: Julia Drack
Location Sound: Farrokh Fadai
Sounddesign: Atanas Tcholakov
Producers: Mehrdad Mortezai, Sudabeh Mortezai
Production: Fratella Filmproduktion GmbH


In Iran, where body politics and sexual morality are regulated by the state, men and women find loopholes in the context of so-called temporary marriages, which confer autonomy but also create dependencies. More than a decade after the first screening of her film, Sudabeh Mortezai dares to make an updated cut, which in light of the current revolution gains new meaning and demonstrates the continuities of both repression and resistance.

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