Under the Shadow (Second Sight UK LE) (Blu-Ray All Region)

$33.99

In 1988 Tehran, Shideh’s attempts to rejoin medical school are thwarted as a consequence of her politically active history. Her husband is sent off to serve in the Iran-Iraq War while Iraqi air raids draw perilously close to their own apartment. As neighbours and friends flee from a city in chaos she is left alone with her daughter Dorsa who becomes increasingly ill and seemingly disturbed. Shideh initially dismisses her tantrums over a missing doll but is soon terrified they’ve been targeted by a djinn – a malevolent spirit that steals from those it seeks to possess.

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Director: Babak Anvari

Starring: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi

In 1988 Tehran, Shideh’s attempts to rejoin medical school are thwarted as a consequence of her politically active history. Her husband is sent off to serve in the Iran-Iraq War while Iraqi air raids draw perilously close to their own apartment. As neighbours and friends flee from a city in chaos she is left alone with her daughter Dorsa who becomes increasingly ill and seemingly disturbed. Shideh initially dismisses her tantrums over a missing doll but is soon terrified they’ve been targeted by a djinn – a malevolent spirit that steals from those it seeks to possess.

Special Features 

  • Two & Two – Babak Anvari’s BAFTA Award nominated short film
  • Escaping the Shadow: a new interview with director Babak Anvari
  • Within the Shadow: a new interview with actor Narges Rashidi
  • Forming the Shadow: a new interview with producers Lucan Toh and Oliver Roskill
  • Shaping the Shadow : a new interview with cinematographer Kit Fraser
  • A new audio commentary with Babak Anvari and Jamie Graham

Limited Edition Contents

  • Limited Edition of 2,000
  • Rigid slipcase featuring new artwork by Christopher Shy
  • Soft cover book with new esssays by Jon Towlson and Daniel Bird plus behind-the-scenes photos and concept illustrations
  • Poster featuring the new artwork

Catalogue number: 2NDBR4110

Certificate: 15

Region: Free

 

Additional information

Weight 17 oz