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A female journalist returns to Iran, and reports on women and girls who prostitute themselves in sham "temporary marriages". Imprisoned and beaten by officials, to survive she seduces her interrogator and he falls in love with her. He gets her released from prison, at the expense of his demise.


  • Elahe MASSUMI
    Elahe MASSUMI


The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Roxana

    Directed by: Elahe MASSUMI

    Country: USA, Iran

    Year of production: 2018

    Running time: 01 h 30 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film market screenings

    Techniques used: Internet software, 2D Computer, 3D Computer, Original techniques, Live action

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Elahe MASSUMI

    Production: ROXY FILMS, LLC, Elahe MASSUMI

    Artistic direction: Elahe Massumi

    Script: Elahe Massumi

    Storyboard: Biagio Fersini

    Sets: Minji Ko

    Animation: Minji Ko

    Camera: Christopher Bye

    Compositing: Shahin Najafi

    Music: Kinan Azmeh

    Sound: David Ho

    Editing: Biagio Fersini

    Voice: Mary Apick

    Other credits: Lara Wolf