About the film
war correspondent iraq religious war iran religious fundamentalism photojournalism train travel 1980s iranian revolution traumatized man islamic revolution iran-iraq war sunni islam shia islam shiism sunnism
Stronger Than a Bullet
Release Date: November 20, 2017
|Production Companies||:||Seconde Vague Productions, ARTE, Nima Film, SVT, TVO|
|Producers||:||Nima Sarvestani, Maryam Ebrahimi, Paul Saadoun, Paul Saadoun, Bruni Burres, Emelie Persson, Belinda Wango, Mehdi Memarpuri, Vanessa Réveillon, Petra Adick|
|Writers||:||Jesper Osmund, Maryam Ebrahimi|
Iran, January 16th, 1979. Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees after being overthrown. Ayatollah Khomeini returns to Tehran and proclaims the Islamic Republic on April 1st, 1979. In the same year, Saddam Hussein seizes power in Iraq and, after several border skirmishes, attacks Iran on September 22nd, 1980, initiating a cruel war that will last eight years. Since its outbreak, correspondent Saeid Sadeghi documented it from its beginning to its bitter end.