Original Title : Khafegi
English Title : Asphyxia
Language : Persian
Country : Iran
Year : 2017
Runtime : 105 min
Director : Fereydoun Jeyrani Venue: City Pride Kothrud
Screen: Screen 1
Showtime: 17th Jan 2018, 9.00 a.m.
Venue: NFAI Law College Road
Showtime: 15th Jan 2018, 4.15 p.m.

Festivals & Awards

Fajr Film Festival – IRAN | Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (Official Competition Section) – ESTONIA | Chennai IFF - INDIA


Massoud takes his wife Nassim to a mental asylum as she has shut herself off from the rest of the world. Her nurse Sahra is initially intrigued by Nassim’s case as she discovers that Massoud might not be all he claims to be. But, as she discovers more about Massoud and Nassim, Sahra finds herself falling under the influence of Massoud and intrigue quickly turns in to love. Soon Sahra discovers that she is travelling a path from which there is no escape.

Director’s Biography

Fereydoun Jeyrani