Award-winning Iranian flick ‘I’m Taraneh, 15 Years Old’ has been scheduled to be screened on ifilm Saturday evening.
Directed by Rasoul Sadr-Ameli, the social drama will be televised at 22:00 GMT on Saturday evening August 24. It is also set to repeat the next day at 04:00, 10:00 and 16:00 all GMT times.
The film is about a 15-year-old girl named Taraneh who has lost her mother and her dad is also in prison. Taraneh is now left alone on her own having only a very old grandmother. The young girl, however, is a brilliant student at school and she even works at a shop to help with her finances.
Amir, a successful businessman, stalks Taraneh claiming to be in love with her and so he asks for her hand in marriage. Four months after signing a marriage contract, they get a divorce, with Taraneh left pregnant and facing the difficulties of being a single mother all alone.
In 2002, the film attended a number of film events and succeeded to win several awards including the Best Actress in a leading role award from the Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland that went to Taraneh Alidousti for her definitive portrayal of Taraneh.