LERD ( A Man of Integrity)

, Start Time: 20:00 An Lanntair Kenneth Street, Stornoway HS1 2DS

Event Type:
Drama Features
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Dir. Mohammad Rasoulof, Iran, 1 hr 57 mins, 2017, English/Persian with Subtitles

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Reza (35), having distanced himself from the urban quagmire, leads a simple life along with his wife and sole child, somewhere in a remote village in Northern Iran. He spends his days working inhis gold fish farm. Nearby, a private company with close links to the government and local authorities, has taken control of nearly every aspect of the regional life. Its shareholders, accumulating wealth, power and economic rents, have been pushing local farmers and small owners to dilapidate their belongings, farms and estates, to the benefit of the Company's in influential network and its monopoly. It is under their pressure that many villagers have themselves become local rings of the larger network of corruption. Meanwhile, Reza strives to resist coercion and preserve his farm. Soon though, he will realize that he can no longer stand up to this powerful, yet hidden, coercive web of corruption. Giving up, he decides to sell his property and move away. The Company however, decides to raise the stakes...

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An Lanntair

Kenneth Street HS1 2DS

Tel: 01851 708480

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