SHAYDA, a brave Iranian mother, finds refuge in an Australian women’s shelter with her six-year-old daughter. Over Persian New Year, they take solace in Nowruz rituals and new beginnings, but when her estranged husband re-enters their lives, Shayda’s path to freedom is jeopardized.

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Running Time 117 min

Genre Drama

MPAA Rating Rated PG-13

Zar Amir Ebrahimi
Osamah Sami
Leah Purcell
Jillian Nguyen
Mojean Aria
Selina Zahednia
Rina Mousavi

Directed by
Noora Niasari

Written by
Noora Niasari