THE CHARMER

Milad Alami

Denmark 100 min Catalan premiere Fiction

Synopsis

The Charmer is an intense psychological drama about Esmail, a young Iranian man who is looking to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time is running out he falls in love with one woman as another woman’s husband sets out for revenge.

Director

Milad Alami

(Teheran, 1982) He was raised in Sweden and now lives in Denmark. He graduated from the National Film School of Denmark in 2011. His shorts have been selected for numerous festivals. Mommy (2015), won the Danish Academy Award for Best Short Film. The Charmer, his first feature, opened the New Directors section in San Sebastián and since then it has been awarded at several international film festivals.

Filmography: The Charmer (2017), Mommy (curt, 2015), Mini (curt, 2014), Nordic Factory (curt, 2014), Nothing Can Touch Me (curt, 2011)

Milad Alami

Film information

Int. title: Charmøren
Director: Milad Alami
Script: Ingeborg Topsøe, Milad Alami
Contact: Alma Cinema
With: Ardalan Esmaili, Soho Rezanejad, Susan Taslimi, Lars Brygmann
Country: Denmark
Year: 2017
Format: DCP
Length: 100 min
Language: Danish, Farsi
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2018

Awards

Kutxa Award in Donosti | New Directors Award in Chicago | Grand Jury Prix New Voices/New Visions in Palm Springs