Under the Shadow 2016

Movie Rating:

Plot

Tehran, 1988. Shideh looks after her daughter Dorsa while her husband Iraj, a doctor working for the military who has been assigned to an area of heavy fighting. As Iraqi missiles fall on the city, Dorsa insists they are being haunted by a supernatural creature called a djinn.

Thoughts

It is amazing to consider that this is Manshadi's debut. Shot in just 21 days with a limited budget, Under The Shadow is far better than what you anticipated. Narges Rashidi is captivating, while first time actress Avin Manshadi was fabulous with her role as a child faced with incomprehensible evil. There were some pretty good jump scare moments. Overall, it's a well executed horror thriller movie and I really enjoyed it.

Verdict : Good

Director:

Babak Anvari

Stars:

Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi & Ray Haratian

Genres:

Horror

Country:

UK

Language:

Persian

Run Time:

80 min