Directed by Noushin Meraji, the movie will compete at the main section of the 43rd edition of the Russian event.
‘The Son’ is about Farid, a forty-year-old man who lives with his mother. He is very vulnerable and escapes loneliness, but in the meantime tries to prove himself independent and supportive of his mother. However, her sudden death makes Farid frustrated.
To escape from this unfamiliar situation, he clings to anyone he encounters outside home to make this loneliness bearable, but he does not know how to communicate and the situation goes from bad to worse.
‘The Son’ will compete with 13 other movies, including ‘Blue Heart’ by Miguel Coyula from Cuba, ‘The Time of Indifference’ by Leonardo Guerra Seragnoli from Italy, ‘The Inner Glow’ by Andres Eduardo Rodriguez and Luis Alejandro Rodriguez from Venezuela, as well as ‘The Women’ by Nobuteru Uchida from Japan.
The 43rd edition of the Moscow International Film Festival is slated for April 22-29, 2021.