Pari, the new film by Siamak Etemadi is supported by Eurimages.
The Greek/France/Bulgarian/Dutch coproduction receives € 170.000 production support, as is decided by the Board of Management of the Council of Europe’s Eurimages Fund.
The Athens-set drama follows the devout Muslim parents of an Iranian student studying in the Greek capital who must search for their son after he goes missing. When the father returns to Iran following a tragic accident, the mother (the titular Pari) must continue the search alone in the darkest corners of the city.
Pari has been developed through the Torino Film Lab, Cannes Film Festival’s L’atelier Cinefondation, and was the winner of the CNC Award at Sarajevo Film Festival’s CineLink in 2014.
The film will be is a debut for writer/director Siamak Etemadi. The film is produced by Heretic Production (Greece), Le Bureau Films (France), Chouchkov Brothers (Bulgaria) and Topkapi Films (The Netherlands)