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28 Ratings

The Hidden Half

Nimeh-ye penhan

Directed by Tahmineh Milani
Iran, 2001


Follows the story of a woman who aims to convince her husband, a judge, to show mercy to a woman sentenced to death. She does this by divulging her own revolutionary activities as a member of a communist group in the 1970s.

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The Hidden Half Directed by Tahmineh Milani

Awards & Festivals

Asia-Pacific Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Best Screenplay

Cairo International Film Festival

2001 | 2 wins including: Best Actress