Fireworks Wednesday (چهارشنبه‌سوری / Čahâr-šanbe Suri) (2006)

12th February 2022
Saturday 8:00pm - 9:45pm

Venue:

Oldham Theatre

Tickets

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12/2 FIREWORKS WEDNESDAY - Concession
Only for Students, NSF and Senior Citizens.
$ 9.00
12/2 FIREWORKS WEDNESDAY - General
$ 10.00
12/2 FIREWORKS WEDNESDAY - Friends of AFA
Please note that invalid membership ID or redemptions exceeding the number of complimentary tickets would be rejected without notice.
$ 0.00
0 available
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Description:

Director: Asghar Farhadi
Runtime: 102 minutes
Country: Iran
Language: Persian
Rating: PG



Awards

BEST FEATURE
Chicago International Film Festival 2006

BEST ACTRESS
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST EDITING
Fajr Film Festival 2006

SPECIAL JURY AWARD
Nantes Three Continents Festival 2006

Synopsis

Celebrated on the eve of the last Wednesday before the Iranian New Year, Nowruz, Čahâr-šanbe Suri is a festival of fire and light that is believed to signify health and happiness. The film opens on the morning of the festivities with Rouhi, a soon-to-be-bride who is hired to clean the house of turbulent couple Morteza and Mojdeh. When Mojdeh suspects her husband is cheating on her with their divorced neighbour, she goes to desperate lengths to prove it, even engaging Rouhi to be a spy.

Taking place over a course of a single day, the recurring motif of strained coupledom which appears throughout Asghar Farhadi’s filmography takes centrestage in Fireworks Wednesday. We witness, in parallel, the undoing of one marriage, while another is about to come into being.


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Important Notice:
Do note that Oldham Theatre does not play ads and screenings will start promptly. Arrive early so as not to disrupt the screenings. All patrons are encouraged to purchase your tickets online to be able to secure a seat. Seats are limited due to social distancing regulations. If you choose to purchase tickets or merchandise at Oldham Theatre’s box office, cashless payment is preferred.
Measures will be taken to ensure the health and safety of all patrons at Oldham Theatre. This includes wearing a mask at all times for both staff and patrons, TraceTogether logging and observance of social distancing around the theatre. Doors will open 20 minutes before showtime, so arrive early to register and find a seat.

T&Cs
Concession tickets apply to Students (Local & Overseas), Full-time National Servicemen (NSF), Senior Citizens (55 years and above) only.
Please check film ratings before purchase of tickets. Please note that you may be asked to present your ID at the door (this applies to concession tickets as well). Only physical photographic identification is allowed, digital copies of identification are not allowed. AFA reserves the right to turn away any members of the public without physical photographic identification.
Upon confirmation of your order for Tickets, no exchange of Tickets will be made under any circumstances and Tickets are not transferable. No refund on Tickets will be made under any circumstances except due to cancellation of the event. The resale of Tickets at any price is prohibited.