Sima’s Song

Goes to Cannes

Sima’s Song

Category: Spanish Screenings Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Roya Sadat

Produced by: Alba Sotorra SL / Baldr Films (NL) / Urban Factory (FR)

Country of production: Spain, Netherlands, France

Original title: LA CANCIÓN DE SIMA

Language: Farsi, Russian

Runtime: 90'

Completed in: 2024

In the pre-civil war context in Afghanistan, Suraya (communist) and Sima (conservative) keep their lifelong friendship alive despite their opposing life choices. While Suraya becomes a part of the communist party in power, Sima gets involved with the mujahideen to defend Muslim values.