The film, directed by Javad Daraee, has been shortlisted among the five finalists of the Best Foreign Language Feature Filmmaker section of the 2021 edition of the event.
‘Metamorphosis in the Slaughterhouse’ is about Shadi. When her parents were accused of murdering a girl and thus killed by the villagers, Shadi was only a little girl.
She was, then, adopted by her uncle and grew up. Shadi must now face the problems that the village residents have caused.
The cast list includes Fariba Talebi, Saeed Ahmadi, Fariba Torkashvand, Farahnaz Manafi-Zaher, Foujan Ahmadi, Mahshid Khosravi, Iman Sarraf, Arezou Balali-Dehkordi, Sarina Yousefi, Mohammad Eqlimi, Amir-Abbas Ghazaee, and Avin Kouhzadeh.
Founded in 1999, the Bare Bones International Film and Music Festival aims to showcase independent motion picture projects with budgets of less than 1 million dollars.
The 22nd edition of the festival is scheduled for April 22-May 1, 2021.