Through rotoscoping animation, Ali Soozandeh presents a brilliantly crafted and transgressive insight into society in underground Tehran (full details below). This is a technique that you might has seen in Richard Linklater’s Waking Life and A Scanner Darkly. With the populariy of graphic novels such as The Arab of the Future, Persepolis , the Best of Enemies trilogy and the work of Joe Sacco, thiis is a film lthat will appeal to many comic book and graphic novel fans as well as to anyone who enjoys animation .
Director Ali Soozandeh will be doing Q&As at a number of venues the film during opening week of release in London and the South East. These are:
Monday 1 Oct – BFI Southbank, London
Tuesday 2 Oct – Cambridge Picturehouse
Wednesday 3 Oct – ICA, London