The Girl in the Sneakers - 1998

Directed by Rasoul Sadr Ameli

A naive teenage girl runs away from her strict parents under the belief that she and her equally naive boyfriend will start a new life somewhere else. When her boyfriend fails to arrive at their agreed upon meeting place she is forced to spend her first night alone on the streets of Tehran.

Color, 1 hour 28 minutes, Farsi

Original Title: Dokhtari ba Kafshi-haye-katani

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Star Rating


Never Ranked

Cast


Pegah Ahangarani Tedahi
Majid Hajizadeh Aydid
Akram Mohammadi Mehpareh
Abdolreza Akbari Youssef
Mahmoud Jafari Tedahi's Father

Crew


Writer Peiyman Ghassemkhani
Director Rasoul Sadr Ameli
Producer Manijeh Hokmat
Director of Photography Dariush Ayari
Sound Recordist Parviz Abnar
Mohammad Mokhtari
Production Designer Ali Abedini
Editor Mostafa Kherghehpoush
Sound Mixer Mohsen Roshan
Music Malek Iraj Panahi

Pictures


Tedahi (Pegah Ahangarani) and Aydid (Majid Hajizadeh) speak of their dreams in a Tehran park.

Tedahi (Pegah Ahangarani) and Aydid (Majid Hajizadeh) speak of their dreams in a Tehran park.

The young couple are taken in by the police for not being married.

The young couple are taken in by the police for not being married.

Tedahi weighs her options as her parents take her home from the police station.

Tedahi weighs her options as her parents take her home from the police station.

Trying to call Aydid.

Trying to call Aydid.

Tedahi wins the sympathy of the women on the bus with a phony sob story.

Tedahi wins the sympathy of the women on the bus with a phony sob story.

As an unescorted girl, Tedahi is unable to get a hotel room despite have money and a proper id.

As an unescorted girl, Tedahi is unable to get a hotel room despite have money and a proper id.

Tedahi calls an old teacher whom she still respects but is disappointed with the advice she receives.

Tedahi calls an old teacher whom she still respects but is disappointed with the advice she receives.

No longer under the protection of her parents, Tedahi sees the seedier side of Tehran and the the hardships that its less-fortunate inhabitants must endure.

No longer under the protection of her parents, Tedahi sees the seedier side of Tehran and the the hardships that its less-fortunate inhabitants must endure.

Waiting for Aydid.

Waiting for Aydid.

Leaving behind her ideals.

Leaving behind her ideals.

DVD


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