Before the Storm

Directed by Reza Persa

A chance meeting between Ali, a taxi driver, and Leo, a 12-year-old boy, sets off a dramatic chain of events. Ali and his family are threatened by a past he thought he’d left far behind whilst Leo is forced to commit a fateful act of violence. A moving story of ordinary people forced into extraordinary actions, BEFORE THE STORM offers a very different picture of life in Sweden. Winner of the Grand Jury prize at the 2000 San Sebastian Film Festival.

104 minutes

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