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Bomb, A Love Story

May 10, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM


UCLA Film & Television Archive presents

Bomb, A Love Story (2018)
Directed by Payman Maadi

The epic scope and cinematic ambition of writer-director Payman Maadi’s second feature (following Snow on the Pines, which screened in the 2014 UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema) is evident right from the beginning: a brazura tracking shot through a bustling, rain swept, nostalgic city set that culminates in a scene of horror. This is life in Tehran circa 1988 during the Iran-Iraq War. Maadi and Leila Hatami star as a husband and wife whose personal tragedy becomes entangled in the larger violence surrounding them and the residents of their apartment building whose lives become a prism through which Maadi explores this traumatic period of Iranian history.

Director: Payman Maadi. Screenwriter: Payman Maadi. Cast: Leila Hatami, Payman Maadi, Siamak Ansari

DCP, color, 97 min.

FREE admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.
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May 10, 2019
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States