Part of A Thirst for Vengeance, this month on Curzon12.
Acclaimed director and actor Rafi Pitts’ intriguing, intense thriller was nominated for the Golden Bear at the 2010 Berlinale.
Recently released from prison, Ali's world is shattered when his wife and young daughter go missing. In the face of police indifference to his plight, something snaps inside him and he shoots an officer dead with his hunting rifle and goes on the run.
A searing indictment of political corruption, 'The Hunter' is a tense and compelling film set against the background of social unrest in Iran.
★★★★ "Nuanced, multi-layered and effortlessly cool" - Jason Wood, Little White Lies
★★★★ "Visually striking, ideologically forthright, utterly unsettling" - Trevor Johnston, Time Out