Tale of the Sea
(
حکایت دریا)

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Director : Bahman Farmanara
Screenwriter : Bahman Farmanara
Producers : Bahman Farmanara

Cast : Bahman Farmanara, Fatemeh Motamed Arya, Ali Nasirian, Leila Hatami, Ali Mosaffa, Saber Abar, Roya Nonahali, Pantea Panahiha

Year of Production : 2018
Running Time : 97 mins
Language : Persian with English Subtitles
Section : Competition

Tale of the Sea is the ninth feature film by legendary director, Bahman Farmanara, and like his most famous masterwork —Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine— it stars himself in the leading role, along with a star-studded cast that includes the likes of Leila Hatami, Ali Mosaffa, Fatemeh Motamed Aria, Ali Nassirian, Sabet Abar and Roya Nonahali, among others. Set in the northern city of Ramsar, the films tells the story of a renowned author who spends three years at a psychiatric ward following the trauma of witnessing a brutal murder. After his release, despite his best efforts to lead a normal life, he is haunted by visions and delusions.