Invitation 2008

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Invitation tells the story of how women experience unwanted pregnancies due to their social or living conditions. The film is about five women who learn about their pregnancy with much despair and bitterness, and all of them decide to have an abortion. One of these women is a famous actress called Sheida Soufi whose pregnancy has proved to be a major obstacle to a leading role she has been offered to play in the near future. Soudabeh is another woman suffering from the predicament of unwanted pregnancy. Soudabeh is a maid and her husband is a worker. They do not have the proper financial well-being to raise a baby and are willing to have an abortion. Seyedeh Khanom who is a middle-aged woman. she gets pregnant at the same time that her daughter. Being old and having a grandson, a grandmother's pregnancy is an embarrassing situation. Therefore, she also would not like to keep her baby. On the other hand, we have Afsaneh, a radiologist , who is infertile. She is so frustrated to have a baby that decides to have an IVF. Afsaneh asks one of her patients for her ovule. Only later, Afsaneh finds out that her husband has been having an affair with a woman called Tala. Bahar,is another woman in a predicament. She has divorced because of her infertility and now is the second wife of a man who was her former boss, Mansour. Mansour is already married and has children and Bahar is on a temporary marriage with him. When Mansour learns that Bahar is pregnant with him he gets angry and worried because he feels that the baby could disturb his first marriage. Therefore, Mansour wants Bahar to do an abortion. Sadly enough though, all these women, however much in chaos and stalemates, decide to keep their babies. Invitation is about women, women and their sacrifices...

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Persian Title:

دعوت

Persian Title in English:

Davat

Director(s):

Ebrahim Hatamikia,

Related Date:

2008

Run Time:

1h38'

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