From bustling heat into dark snow: Fearing persecution, Iman and his family have to leave their Iranian home and flee to Sweden. Even after their arrival, they still cannot find peace having to move from one refugee shelter to the next. To inch closer to the longed-for residence permit, Iman resumes his career as a wrestler – but the biggest struggle he faces is with himself.
Opponent is a thriller of hidden emotions that fight their way to the surface through the body.
23 April 2023
18:00 h, Eldorado Filmtheater
|Language||Farsi, Swedish with English subtitles|
|Production||Annika Rogell, Sandra Warg, Peter Possne|
|Cast||Payman Maadi, Marall Nasiri, Björn Elgerd, Ardalan Esmaili, Arvin Kananian, Nicole Mehrbod, Diana Farzami, Magnus Mark, Joonas Saartmo|
International feature film program