Iranian feature film ‘Appendix’ directed by Hossein Namazi has hit the domestic home market.
'Appendix’ depicts a social theme which narrates daily social events. The story occurs in a hospital; the particular location reminiscent of anxiety and stress, narrating problems in the society.
Due to severe abdominal pain, Zari and her husband, Reza, go to a hospital. However, Zari’s insurance ID has expired and they are forced to borrow her friend Leila’s ID.
Eventually, she undergoes appendectomy using Leila’s ID and the staff at the hospital suspect about this matter.
Due to this, they are forced to switch roles to convenience hospital staff that the ID belongs to Zari. However, many unfortunate events take place in the process.
The film has so far attended a number of international film festivals, including the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival in China.
In its first international appearance, ‘Appendix’ succeeded to receive Best Screenplay Award from the main competition section of the 41st Montreal World Film Festival in Canada.
The movie's cast includes Anahita Nemati, Amir-Ali Danaei, Reza Akbarpour, Pardis Manouchehri and Marjan Momeni.