Narges Rashidi (centre) in Under the Shadow. Narges Rashidi (centre) in Under the Shadow.
Narges Rashidi (centre) in Under the Shadow.

Art house: Under the Shadow – supernatural horror meets social chaos in Iranian masterpiece

The debut feature by Babak Anvari is set in Tehran during the Iran-Iraq war and mixes some social commentary and psychological insight with genuine shocks

Narges Rashidi (centre) in Under the Shadow. Narges Rashidi (centre) in Under the Shadow.
Narges Rashidi (centre) in Under the Shadow.
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