Directed by Pedram Alizadeh (Iran, 2016, 94 min.). In Farsi with English subtitles. DCP.

Omid happily celebrates his birthday with his wife Ala, her brother Arash and his fiancée at a villa near the Caspian Sea. A phone call from Omid’s ex-wife Mitra puts the festivities on hold, as she drops a bombshell that threatens to unravel the life that Omid and Ala have made together, both having escaped bitter first marriages. Written and directed by famous Iranian playwright Mohammad Yaghoubi, this insightful drama tackles marital and social issues with sharp dialogue and knowing humor.