A study on gender equality, tenacity and a window to a different world.
Afrooz is the captain of the international women’s Futsal National Team. After eleven years of hard work, her dream is finally about to become a reality as she will be leading her team in the Women’s Asia Cup’s Final. As she goes through security at Tehran airport, she finds that her husband, a famous television host, has banned her from exiting the country. In Iran, a husband has the legal right to ban his wife from travelling abroad. Supported by her close friend and co-team player, her only option is to persuade her estranged husband to let her leave the country, as well as fight the conservative and hypocritical ways of the Futsal federation.
A dramatic reconstruction of a true story and another Iranian film determined to lift the veil on the injustice facing women.
★★★★ "Challenging food for thought" - Maria Nae, Little White Lies