Masoumeh

Masoumeh was brutally attacked with acid by her ex-husband's father, a year and a half after their divorce. Despite losing her sight and suffering severe burns, she tries to obtain the custody of her son.

A film by Sona Moghadam (Iran | 2015 | 1 hr 8 mins)

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About Sona Moghadam

Sona Moghadam is an Iranian director, screenwriter, researcher, and producer for documentary and short film projects. Her work is concerned with strong character-driven stories about women who defy social conventions. She studied filmmaking at the University of Tehran, Iran. Masoumeh is her first feature documentary film.


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  • commented 2017-03-31 15:55:18 -0700
    Fantastic.dear sona ,thank you.I like your film and I think this is the real and serious problem for wemen in my country that you have shown in your film.
  • commented 2017-03-31 12:23:57 -0700
    What a brave woman!
    We lose hope so easily, and look at her, strong! Very sad, very disturbing yet such a hopeful story.
    My respects to this woman
    And to all such acid attack survivors across the globe
    As for the filmmaker, she has so beautifully portrayed a story so horrifying that it deserves an applause. It is bit shallow to comment on technical aspects of a docufiction when the story is so deep and disturbing. But lets try. Great colours, soft paced and well-placed scenes, especially the opening scene, and very well chosen frames.

    All the best to dear Sona Moghadam!
  • commented 2017-03-31 11:04:52 -0700
    Sona ,I liked your film.Especially, when you show us about hope and power of Masoumeh to continue her ways . I honored when watched your film as i had a lot gloomy feelings about victims. Thank you so much to show us reality .
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  • commented 2017-03-30 23:39:15 -0700
    Big like, hope not to see this event at all in Iran and all the world

    Great thanks to Dear Sona to produce this film.
    Good luck
  • commented 2017-03-30 02:48:21 -0700
    Amazing,
    Wow, this film is an so amazing!!

    All in all, I thought this was an outstanding film, and wish nothing but the very best for the brave young lady.
    So many stories and experiences are shared and can be understood and recreated through film. If you are a lover of documentary, I’d highly recommend this documentary.
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  • commented 2017-03-13 08:08:22 -0700
    Thank you 🙏
  • commented 2017-03-09 18:15:41 -0800
    Thank you Sona ,I loved your film
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