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Under the Shadow (2016)

Review by CJ

Babak Anvari

Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi

Running time:
84 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
The Babadook, Poltergeist, The Conjuring


In 1980s war torn Tehran, Shideh (Rashidi) and her daughter Dorsa (Manshadi) are left alone in their apartment while patriarch Iraj (Naderi) is deployed to perform medical duties in an area of combat. In addition to dealing with regular air raids, fleeing neighbours and her husband’s insistence that she take Dorsa to his parents, Shideh begins to suspect there is a supernatural entity stalking her daughter.

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