No Hard Feelings Queer relationship blossoms in this tactful story of migrant identification from first-time manager Faraz Shariat.

No Hard Feelings Queer relationship blossoms in this tactful story of migrant identification from first-time manager Faraz Shariat.

In the darkness of his bedroom, a promise for his own sanity as a young gay German-Iranian man“ I am the future,” Parvis (Benjamin Radjaipour) mutters to himself. In Faraz Shariat’s first function, No tough emotions, Parvis confronts the way of their future as well as the duplexity of his or her own identification resistant to the backdrop of Germany’s refugee programme.

Parvis’ nonchalant life of Grindr hookups and hazy homosexual club raves is interrupted when he’s caught stealing and provided community solution during the refugee shelter that is local. On their very first time being a translator, Parvis is kept overrun plus in rips. Handsome Amon (Eidin Jalali) approaches, extending hand of relationship that Parvis grabs. Amon’s vivacious sibling Banafshe (Banafshe Hourmazdi) completes a trio whoever relationship comes immediately, each coping with their particular plight that is personal.

For Bana, it is her deportation purchase; for Amon, it is their orientation that is sexual for Parvis, it is a disconnect to their cultural identification.

Shariat’s digital camera glides through neon-lit events before coming to a stuttering halt as Parvis bends over and empties their belly on a road corner. Amon and Bana are by their part keeping the wig that is blonde their face; in this tiny city, the brother-sister duo is their lifeline. Because their connection deepens so do feelings between Amon and Parvis. It really is Amon whom makes the move that is first tilting on the bath tub to tenderly kiss Parvis. Lips move but terms are lost somewhere within confessions and promises. Their intimacy that is sweet becomes with dappled light and entangled limbs, their systems indistinguishable. (more…)

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