“Choosing the Perfect Lens for Us Was the Bigger Challenge”: Dp André Jäger on The Persian Version
When Leila’s (Layla Mohammadi) Iranian-American family gathers in New York City for her father’s heart transplant surgery, a secret that she’s been keeping is unceremoniously spilled.
What she wasn’t expecting, however, is learning how much her own life parallels that of her mother Shireen (Niousha Noor) decades ago, causing Leila to further appreciate the nuances of her dual identity.
Set between two distinct countries and eras, Maryam Keshavarz’s sophomore film The Persian Version comes from a deeply personal place.
Cinematographer André Jäger discusses how he got involved in the shoot and the difficulty he and Keshavarz faced when it came […]The post “Choosing the Perfect Lens for Us Was the Bigger Challenge”: Dp André Jäger on The Persian Version first appeared on Filmmaker Magazine.
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