Gonella Productions

Gonella Productions

UNTOLD

UNTOLD

LANGUAGE: English, Farsi | SUBTITLES: English

SYNOPSIS
Untold is a compelling story about Ava a gay Persian caretaker who left her country to escape harsh circumstance because of her sexual orientation. Ava is hired to care for a Catholic woman Roxy who is disabled with MS. The woman is very bitter because of her sickness. Her disease is progressing with no relief. (Ava suffers spiritually and Roxy physically.) As time passes the two women from opposite sides of the planet develop an intimate bond in spite of their vast differences.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION
Production Company: nil
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST
Sarah Yarmand, Sarah Plummer, Shiva Mousavi, Nicolo Artigas, Alice Mahdavi, Afshin Forghani, Shahin Rashidi, Vahid Khoshkam

MAIN CREDITS
Director: Azita Damandan
Screenwriter: Shiva Mousavi
Producer: Azita Damandan, Shiva Mousavi
Director of Photography: Kent Marcus
Production Designer: Maryam Zahedi
Sound: Harmik Mansourian
Editing: Danielle Boesenberg
Sound Editing: Lana Kristensen
Music Composer: Robert Hart, Ahmed Al- Qarawi

TECHNICAL DETAILS
Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: LGBTQ
Production language: English
Country of origin: Australia
Year of production: 2017
Total running time: 29 minutes
Production format: Digital
Color type: color
Aspect ratio: 2.35 (Scope)
Sound format: Stereo

AWARDS
Best Actress, Sarah Plummer, Scottish Independent film festival, 2017

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS
Scottish Independent Film Festival 2017- Scotland
Auckland International Film Festival- New Zeland
Colortape International Film festival- Australia
Transition International Queer Minorities Film Festival- Vienna, Austria
Short Film Corner, Festival De Cannes, Cannes, France
AACTA award, Drama selection, Australia