The Night

  • Golden Globe Awards

The Night (Iran/USA)

Shot on location in Los Angeles, The Night went into production in 2018, at the onset of American President Donald Trump’s imposed sanctions against Iran – a fact that gave the project extra meaning for cast and crew, the latter of which included department heads comprised exclusively of Iranians and Iranian Americans. There was also excitement and interest in being able to dabble in the psychological horror genre, a fertile cinematic territory which has seen some of its most rich explorations of the past couple decades come from filmmakers of color – like M.