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

$37.99

In 1988 wartime 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 War while 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