2011-2020DocumentaryIranMehrdad Oskouei

Mehrdad Oskouei – Royahaye dame sobh AKA Starless Dreams (2016)

“Sir, when people wonder if God is a man or woman,
no one thinks God could be a woman!”

An unforgettable portrayal of innocence lost and found, STARLESS DREAMS plunges us into the lives of young teenage girls sharing temporary quarters at a juvenile detention center on the outskirts of Tehran. Director Mehrdad Oskouei, one of Iran’s most prominent filmmakers, spent seven years securing access to this all-female facility. As the New Year approaches, the girls bond, and reveal—with playfully disarming honesty—the circumstances and acts that resulted in their incarceration. They have killed their father, robbed a bank, or were arrested for carrying 651 grams of cocaine. Outside the prison walls, danger is everywhere, even within their own families.

2.34GB | 1h 15m | 1276×718 | mkv



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