M for Mother 2006
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Sepideh and Soheil are a couple who had met each other during the war and now they are awaiting their first child. However the doctor tells them their child may be born with disabilities due to Sepideh’s chemical poisoning during the war. After Farzaneh, Sepideh’s close friend, finds out about her situation, she feels guilty because her negligence was the reason Sepideh had not gotten a gas mask, but she is afraid to tell her the truth. Soheil is now one of the high-ranked officials in the ministry of foreign affairs. He tries to convince Sepideh to consider abortion, but despite all the risks and difficulties, she ignores him and gives birth to her child. After the child is born, Soheil leaves her. Sepideh however, raises her son, Saeed, despite all the troubles. After ten years, Saeed now also has respiratory problems besides his walking difficulties, but Sepideh never gave up on him and he is even preparing as the solo violinist in an orchestral live performance of the children with disabilities. Soheil visits them after so long for the funeral of Sepideh’s mother, but she ignores him. Her cancer develops and she starts chemotherapy. Farzaneh tells her about her mistake during the war, but she still keeps her high spirit despite all her pains and sorrows. On the day of performance, she gets invited to the venue by Soheil. She is worried if Saeed will play his parts right.