Teheran Mon Amour

A performance about the situation of homosexual men in Iran today. It opens with the intial screening of the film: A re-make of one of the greatest love stories on film: ”Hiroshima, mon amour”. But instead of a frensh woman and a japanese man, two men –one scandinavian, one persian occupies the leading roles.

Just like in the original, we never learn how they meet, as the story begins right after the two of them has spend a night together at a hotel in Teheran.

In the original from 1959 the love affair is complicated and impossible.
In the this version set in Teheran 2012 the love affair is punishable by death.

A performance by Daniel Norback, staged by Erik Pold, video by Helle Lyshøj, scenography by Seimi Nørregaard, music by Martin Vognsen, dramaturgy by Jeppe Kristensen, research by Jaleh Tavakoli, light by Tobias Stål, acting by Farid Tristan-Sohrabi and Daniel Norback.

Teheran mon amour
premiere at Får302
19 April 2012 till 9 May.
Teheran, mon amour
created by Daniel Norback
co-directed by Erik Pold
On stage: Daniel Norback, Farid Tristan-Sohrabi
Video: Helle Lyshøj
Set design: Seimi Nørregaard
Music: Martin Vognsen

Teheran mon amour is supported by:
The Danish Arts Council, JyllandsPostens Fond, Dansk Skuespillerforbund, Statens Kunstfond.