Fariba's Season of Oblivion (2014) - (Sareh Bayat) Iranian one-sheet
This is a 26.5" x 38" Iranian poster designed by Arezoo Nasirpoor for the 2014 Abbas Rafei film Fariba's Season of Oblivion written by Ali Asghari and Abbas Rafei and starring Sareh Bayat as Fariba. Plot summary: Fariba is a former prostitute who tries to start a new life by marrying the man she loves, but faces overwhelming obstacles. The film was not widely screened in Iran but even there Sareh Bayat was nominated for best actress at Tehran's Fajr Film Festival. It won the jury prize for best film in 2015 at the Global Nonviolent Film Festival, in 2016 at the Queens World Film Festival Sareh Bayat won the jury award for best actress in a feature and director Abbas Rafei won the special jury award for world social impact; also in 2016 director Abbas Rafei won the international feature film competition at the Salento International Film Festival. The film was dubbed in Arabic and seen as significant by many Arab viewers because of its depiction of violence against women.
Cast and crew: Abbas Rafei, Ali Asghari, Sareh Bayat, Amin Zendegani, Shahin Taslimi, Jila Alershad, Sahar Abdolahi, Abbas Shoja