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Massoud takes his wife Nassim to a mental asylum as she has shut herself off from the rest of the world. Her nurse Sahra is initially intrigued by Nassim’s case as she discovers that Massoud might not be all he claims to be. But, as she discovers more about Massoud and Nassim, Sahra finds herself falling under the influence of Massoud and intrigue quickly turns in to love. Soon Sahra discovers that she is travelling a path from which there is no escape.

Director’s Biography
Fereydoun Jeyrani born in 1951, Kashmar is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and Television presenter. He was the director, producer and host of Haft (Seven), an Iranian television series about Iranian Cinema until 2012. Along with his unconventional performance in Haft, he is best known for directing Red (1998), The Season Salad (2005), The Last Supper (2002) and, Asphyxia (2017).

Director  : Fereydoun Jeyrani
Producer : Fereydoun Jeyrani
Cast : Navid Mohammadzadeh, Elnaz Shakerdust, Pardis Ahmadieh, Gholam-Hossein Lotfi, Ehsan Amani, Asadollah Yekta, Mahaya Petrossian, Poulad Kimiayi
Screenplay  : Fereydoun Jeyrani
Cinematographer : Masood Salami
Editor : Bahram Dehghan
Sound  : Dariush Sadeghpour, Hossein Abolsedgh
Music by : Karen Homayunfar
Costume Designer : Maral Jeirani
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Fajr Film Festival 2017 – IRAN
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2017 (Official Competition Section) – ESTONIA
Chennai IFF 2017 - INDIA
Original Title  : Khafegi
English Title  : Asphyxia
Language : Persian
Country  : Iran
Year : 2017
Runtime  : 105 min
Type (colour/ black & white) : Black & white
Director’s Filmography
The Season Salad
The Last Supper


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