The Legend of a Sigh is Tahmineh Milani's strikingly feminist film which draws on the literature of Azarbayejan province. The protagonist is a female novelist who experiences the lives of four women from different social strata. The film offers a fascinating portrait of a range of Iranian women and their problems
Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives.
It’s 1982, and Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her family in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature stirrings of romance, the onset of puberty, and the frustrations of math and boys.