Presented by the Persian Arts and Cultural Society of Ottawa (PACSO) and Aria Persys Film Production
Zapas” (Spare Tire) is a whos who of the comedic talent in Iranian cinema. Power couple Amir Jafari and Rima Raminfar star alongside TV superstar Javad Ezzati (also at CineIran with Paradise) and Ahmad Mehranfar (About Elly). When a local amateur football team is unexpectedly promoted to the professional league, their coach (Jafari) and the people of his small town scramble to prepare for glory, but the teams star player (Ezzati) suffers an untimely injury that rules him out of the season. A web of romantic misunderstandings, family fights and political haggling ensues in this raucously funny, relentlessly entertaining film.With English subtitles
Director and Screenwriter: Borzou Niknejad
Producer: Amir ParvinHosseini
Cast: Amir Jafari, Rima Raminfar, Javad Ezzati, Ahmad Mehranfar, Elnaz Habibi, Shabnam Moghadami
Tickets are $10 (flat rate) and are available through the box office at Mayfair Theatre.
The doors open at 6:00 pm and the movie starts at 6:30 pm. The seats are not numbered and seat choice is on a first-come first-served basis.