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512 Ratings

Fireworks Wednesday


Directed by Asghar Farhadi
Iran, 2006


On the last Wednesday before the spring solstice ushers in the Persian New Year, people set off fireworks following an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. Roohi, spending her first day at a new job, finds herself in a domestic dispute between her new boss and his wife.

Fireworks Wednesday Directed by Asghar Farhadi

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

2006 | 2nd place: Youth Jury Award

Chicago International Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Best Feature (Gold Hugo)

Fajr Film Festival

2006 | 3 wins including: Best Actress

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