(Persia Digest) – The latest feature “Beyond the Clouds” by Majid Majidi will be the opening movie for the 36th Fajr International Film Festival in Iran, following which it will be screened outside the country, including India.

“Beyond the Clouds” will open Fajr on 19 April 2018. It will be on the silver screen of over 70 cinema theaters in the Persian Gulf states of Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, and Dubai. The film will also go to the US, Canada, Pakistan, Singapore, and South Africa among others.

The synopsis is about a brother (Ishaan Khatter) and a sister (Malavika Mohanan) who live in an Indian slum. When Tara is arrested accused of murder, her connection with her brother Amir is put to the test.

The soundtrack is composed by A R Rahman and Anil Mehta is the filming director – both popular faces of Bollywood.

The melodrama is a joint production by Zee Studios and Namah Pictures. It premiered in October 2017 at the 61st BFI London Film Festival. It was also the inauguratal film of the IFFI Goa in India.

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