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18 Ratings

The May Lady

Banoo-Ye Ordibehesht

Directed by Rakhshan Bani-Etemad
Iran, 1998


Rakhshan Bani-Etemad’s drama focuses on the life of a divorced mother of a troubled teenage son who is working on a television documentary about particularly successful mothers. Along the way, she finds herself getting close to a doctor, even though it strains her relationship with her son.

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The May Lady Directed by Rakhshan Bani-Etemad

Awards & Festivals

Montréal World Film Festival

1998 | Special Mention: FIPRESCI Prize

Fajr Film Festival

1998 | Winner: International Competition (Special Jury Award)

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