Women without men
Iran, 1953. Against the background of the violent CIA-backed coup d’état, the destinies of four women flow together in a splendid country garden, where they find independence, comfort and friendship.
The acclaimed video artist Shirin Neshat makes her cinematic debut with elegant, incisive camera work and a penetrating reflection on a crucial moment in her country’s history, which led to the Islamic Revolution and the Iran we know today.
Interview with Shirin Neshat
Ilaria Gadenz for Radiopapesse interview Shirin Neshat