The movie, directed by Narges Abyar and produced by Mohammad-Hossein Qasemi, is an award-winning movie that recounts the true love story of Abdul-Hamid Rigi, a member of the Jundallah terrorist group.
Rigi marries Faezeh Mansouri, a woman from Tehran. Faezeh is forced to leave her homeland along with her brother, Shahab, to live in Pakistan where they find themselves involved in the Jundallah rebel activities.
The movie was nominated in 13 categories at the 37th Fajr Film Festival and garnered six main Awards of the event, including Best Director, Best Film, Best Leading Actor (Shakiba), Best Leading Actress (Shakerdoust), Best Supporting Actress (Sadr-Orafaee), and Best Makeup.
It also won the Best Actress award, the Best Student Jury Film Award, and the Grand Prize at the 2nd International Political Film Festival of Carcassonne in France.
Atlantic Media Company has purchased the film for premiering in Turkey. Iranian Independent Films Company is responsible for the international distribution of Abyar’s film.
‘When the Moon Was Full’, made in 2018, is scheduled to go on air at 22:00 GMT.
ifilm English will also repeat the movie the next day at 04:00, 10:00 and 16:00 (all GMT times).