Fiction

My Favourite Cake

GENRE: Drama
PROJECT STATUS: Release
DIRECTOR: Maryam Moghaddam & Behtash
International Co-Production with Filmsazan Savan, Caractères, Hobab.
International Sales: Totem
German Distributor: Alamode

Mahin (70) lives alone in Tehran since her husband’s death and her daughter’s departure for Europe, until an afternoon tea with friends leads her to break her solitary routine and revitalize her love life. But as Mahin opens herself up to new romance, what begins as an unexpected encounter quickly evolves into an unpredictable, unforgettable evening.

 

A DELICIOUS SLICE OF LIFE… A DELECTABLE LATER-LIFE LOVE STORY… CAKE CRACKLES WITH THE VALIANT, LIBERATIONAL ENERGY

OF THE WOMAN, LIFE, FREEDOM MOVEMENT, AN ATTITUDE BAKED RIGHT INTO ITS BONES… DEEPLY ENDEARING ON

EVERY LEVEL“

The Hollywood Reporter

Festivals and awards

Berlinale 2024: Competition, Winner FIPRESCI Award, Winner Ecumenical Jury Prize