вЂњI am the long term,вЂќ Parvis (Benjamin Radjaipour) mutters to himself when you look at the darkness of their bed room, a vow for his or her own sanity as a new homosexual German-Iranian man. No Hard Feelings, Parvis confronts the direction of his future and the duplexity of his own identity against the backdrop of GermanyвЂ™s refugee programme in Faraz ShariatвЂ™s debut feature.
ParvisвЂ™ nonchalant life of Grindr hookups and hazy homosexual club raves is interrupted whenever heвЂ™s caught stealing and offered community solution during the refugee shelter that is local. On their very first time being a translator, Parvis is left overrun plus in rips. Handsome Amon (Eidin Jalali) approaches, extending hand of friendship that Parvis grabs. AmonвЂ™s vivacious cousin Banafshe (Banafshe Hourmazdi) completes a trio whoever relationship comes immediately, each working with their very own plight that is personal.
For Bana, it is her deportation purchase; for Amon, itвЂ™s their intimate orientation; and for Parvis, it is a disconnect to their cultural identification.
ShariatвЂ™s camera glides through neon-lit events before arriving at a stuttering halt as Parvis bends over and empties their belly for a road part. Amon and Bana are by their part keeping the wig that is blonde their face; in this little city, the brother-sister duo is their lifeline. (more…)