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Women Without Men (D 2009)                                   



The Film is based on the novel “Women Without Men” by the Iranian author Shahrnoush Parsipour.

It is a story about four Iranian women, who break out of their everyday lives and search for a new beginning. The political events of the summer 1953 constitute the historical background of the film.



The Countess
Women Without Men
Nothing but Ghosts
Trip to Asia
La Fine del Mare
Paradise Now
Jena Paradies
Silent Waters

Scriptwriter and Director Shirin Neshat  
Co-Writer Shoja Azarbayjani  
Camera Martin Gschlacht  
Sound Uve Haussig  
Production Design Katharina Wöppermann  
Costumes Thomas Oláh  
Editing Christof Schertenleib  
Line Producer Peter Hermann (D)  
  Bruno Wagner (A)  
1st ADs Adil Abdel Wahab  
  Sabina Franke  
  Scott Kirby  
Producer Susanne Marian  
  Martin Gschlacht  
  Philippe Bober  
Principal Cast Pegah Ferydoni  
  Shabnam Tolouei  
  Arita Shahrzad  
  Orsi Tóth  
  Ahmad Hamed, and others  
Production Companies Essential Filmproduktion GmbH, Berlin  
  coop99 Filmproduktion G.m.b.H., Wien  
  Sociéte Parisienne de Production, Paris  
Filming Locations Morocco  
  Berlin (Studio)  
Shooting Period May - June 2007  
Format 35 mm / 1:2,35 / approx. 110 min.  
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