Short
International
SA Premiere

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Director(s):

Elahe Esmaili

Country:

Iran

Year:

2021

Running Time:

33 min

Language(s):

In The Doll, a conflicted father consults his family on whether he should agree to let his 14-year-old daughter get married. His siblings provide divided thoughts on both early matrimony and marriage in itself, addressing the realities of marrying young. This utterly engaging film adopts an honest, yet gentle approach to its subject matter, touching on the complexities of marriage, tradition and family today.

2021 (23rd) Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival