Directed by Reza Dormishian (Iran, 2016, 120 min.). In Farsi with English subtitles. DCP.
Maryam (Maryam Palizban) is a journalist who has spent years speaking out against the Iranian law of Qisas, which permits citizens to seek violent revenge on a person who has maimed or murdered someone in their family. But Maryam’s convictions are tested when a former lover attacks her with acid.