Tomorrow We Are Free
|Language:||German, English, Persian|
|Producer:||Ali Samadi Ahadi, Mohammad Farokhmanesh, Frank Geiger, Armin Hofmann|
|Music:||Ali N. Askin|
|Cast:||Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, Reza Brojerdi, Katrin Röver, Luzie Nadjafi, Morteza Tavakoli|
|Production:||Little Dream Entertainment|
Iran February, 1979. The Islamic Revolution is shaking up the country. Dissident Omid (Reza Brojerdi), who lived for several years in the GDR wis his wife, chemical engineer Beate (Katrin Römer) and their mutual daughter, hears the call from his homeland and returns to Teheran with high hopes and best intentions, bringing along his family. Driven by the desire to create a free and equal society, Omid and his comrades fight against violence and religious doctrines that gradually turn the country into a ruthless theocracy. With every day passing the situation becomes more unbearable and daneraous, from litte changes in the relationship between man and woman to a final big shift burying all hope for a freer situation. Existential decisions have to be made …
Hossein Pourseifi wrote the screenplay based on real events. The director himself, born 1976, moved from Iran to Germany when we was nine years old and tells his story with pressing urgency and deep emotions: A timely story about the ever-urgent fight for freedom in personal life and democracy on a societal level, Pourseifi moulds western and eastern sensibilities and a sense for bot intimate situations and big images into a truly global story.