Un blues para Teherán

© Juan López
Javier Tolentino


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Directed by Javier Tolentino
Duration 80’ | Farsi with English subtitles

Iran is presented as a country with many different faces, where tradition and modernity come face-to-face. Through music and its people, our main character, Erfan, guides us to discover a sophisticated but unknown country. He is an amusing and ironic young Kurdish man who hopes to become a filmmaker. He also sings, writes poetry, lives with his parents and his parrot, but knows nothing about love…

Javier Tolentino is one of Spain's leading journalists and film critics. He has an extensive thirty-year career linked to RNE radio. For twenty years, he has directed El Séptimo Vicio on Radio 3, a legendary programme specialising in auteur film. In addition to his work in Spanish public radio, he contributes to numerous film publications and magazines.

Production Country and Year Spain, 2020
Produced by Quatre Films & Eddie Saeta
Producers Alejandra Mora & Luis Miñarro
Director of Photography Juan López
Sound Verónica Font
Editor Sergi Dies