Soheila No. 17

Soheila No. 17
Shomareh 17 Soheila (original title)


Soheila No. 17 is about a 40-year-old single woman who needs to get married as soon as possible due to some genetic disorder that would complicate her pregnancy. It won the top prize at 13th International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva, Switzerland. It was also named by Iran as a nominee for 2019 Academy Awards consideration.


Winner of Un Certain Regard Cannes Film Festival 2017
Golden Orange Award for Best Actor
Golden Orange Award for Best Director

Directed by Mahmoud Ghaffari
Produced by Amir Seyed Zadeh
Written by Mahmoud Ghaffari
Starring Zahra Davoudnejad, Babak Hamidian, Mehrdad Sedighian, Ehsan Amani, Fereydoon Mehrabi, Keramat Roudsaz
Music by Ali Mansour
Cinematography Ashkan Ashkani
Edited by Mahmoud Ghaffari, Mohammad Tavakoli
Running time 1h 18min
Country Iran
Language Persian