Hendi and Hormoz

1:30 PM 19th October 2019 Queen's Film Theatre

Shot against an intense backdrop of vivid red soil, this sensitive drama highlights the trials of a teenage married couple forced to face the realities of adulthood all too soon.

Hendi and Hormoz are thirteen and sixteen years old at the time of their arranged marriage. Hendi loves her life at school; Hormoz has been promised a job in a local mine. But things don’t go as smoothly as expected, and as the pair begin to see the responsibilities that lie in store, both children must grow up very quickly.

Punctuated by fleeting moments of joy and love, Hendi & Hormoz captures the growing pains of youth to adulthood, with the tender gaze of its powerful, intimate camerawork.