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Ayaneh

Country: Switzerland, Language: English, 14 mins

  • Director: Nicolas Greinacher
  • Writer: Nicolas Greinacher
  • Producer: Rajko Jazbec; Dario Schoch

CGiii Comment

A short film that leaves you exactly where every short film should leave you: Wanting more!

A beautifully composed piece about oppression, tradition...and, defiance.

Seriously...worthy of becoming a feature...and, the music is glorious.


Trailer...

AYANEH - Trailer from Nicolas Greinacher on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

Set in Switzerland, our story follows Ayaneh, a young refugee from Afghanistan. One day at a public swimming pool she meets Anna and instantly feels attracted to her. As the relationship between the two women develops, Ayaneh is confronted with growing resistance from her religious family.

Cast & Characters

Mo Ahmadi as Haroun
Afsaneh Dehrouyeh as Ayaneh
Ladina von Frisching as Anna
Mithra Zahedi as Mother