Vadim PERELMAN
Вадим ПЕРЕЛЬМАН
Vadim PERELMAN
Russia / Germany / Belarus, 2020, 127mn 
fiction
Uroki farsi
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Уроки фарси

 

 Persian Lessons

 Les Leçons persanes

 
Directed by : Vadim PERELMAN (Вадим ПЕРЕЛЬМАН)
Writing credits : Ilya TSOFIN (Илья ЦОФИН)
Based on the story by Wolfgang Kohlhaase "Erfindung einer Sprache"
 
Cast
Lars EIDINGER (Ларс АЙДИНГЕР) ...Koch
Nahuel PEREZ BISCAYART (Науэль ПЕРЕС БИСКАЯРТ) ...Gilles
Leonie BENESCH (Леони БЕНЕШ) ...Elsa
Sofia GERSHEVICH (Софья ГЕРШЕВИЧ) ...Melanie
 
Cinematography : Vladislav OPELIANTS (Владислав ОПЕЛЬЯНЦ)
Produced by : Murad OSMANN (Мурад ОСМАНН), Vadim PERELMAN (Вадим ПЕРЕЛЬМАН), Ilya STEWART (Илья СТЮАРТ)
Other persons :
Acteurs : Alexander Beyer, David Schütter, Luisa-Celine Gaffron
Companies : Беларусьфильм / Belarusfilm ; Hype Film; LM Media; ONE TWO Films
 
Sites : Allociné, IMDb
Release date in France : 2022-01-19, Site

Plot synopsis
1942. A young Belgian man narrowly avoids death by swearing to the SS executioners that he is not Jewish, but Persian. His only way to survive in the camp is by teaching Farsi, a language he doesn’t know, to a camp officer who dreams of a future in Iran.
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commentaries
Les Leçons Persanes : La langue de la survie, Sylvain JAUFRY, lequotidienducinema.com, 2022
Critique : Les Leçons Persanes, Jean-Jacques C0RRIO, critique-film.fr, 2022
Dossier pédagogique du film Les Leçons persanes, Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah, 2022
Vadim Perelman: Persian Lessons (Uroki Farsi, 2020), Andrew CHAPMAN, Kinokultura, 2022
Critique : Les Leçons persanes [2020, de Vadim PERELMAN], Kaleem AFTAB, cineuropa.org, 2020
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- Release in France of the film, Different cities (France), 2022-01-19
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2022
- Golden Eagle awards, Moscow (Russia), 2022
- "NIKA" Prizes, Moscow (Russia), 2022
- Festival européen des Arcs, Les Arcs (France), 2021
- Festival international du film d'Amiens, Amiens (France), 2021
- Itinérances. Festival cinéma d'Alès, Ales (France), 2021
- Transilvania International Film Festival : TIFF, Cluj Napoca (Romania), 2021
- International Film Festival Tarkovski, Ivanovo (Russia), 2021
- Beijing's First Ever International Film Festival, Beijing (China), 2020
- Les Rencontres cinématographiques de Cannes, Cannes (France), 2020
- Berlin International Film Festival : Berlinale, Berlin (Germany), 2020
- Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF), Moscow (Russia), 2020
- Message to Man : International Short, Documentary and Animated Film Festival, St Petersburg (Russia), 2020
- Stockholm International Film Festival, Stockholm (Sweden), 2020
- Istanbul International Film Festival, Istanbul (Turkey), 2020

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