Jafar Panahi

Iran 2006, 99 min.


Spoken language: Persian

Subtitles: Dutch

This effective film concerns Iranian football enthusiasts who, by law, are continuously placed 'offside' owing to their female sex.Offside is about a group of young Iranian women who, disguised as men, attempt to enter the football stadium of Teheran in order to enjoy a match. Women in Iran are forbidden to enter the stadium. (AIFF 2007)


Official website:


Jafar Panahi Film Productions

Dutch distribution:

A-Film Benelux MSD

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