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San Diego Film Festival to Open with Adrien Brody’s ‘Septembers of Shiraz’

By Mannie Holmes


September 14, 2015

The San Diego Film Festival has announced Adrien Brody’s “Septembers of Shiraz” as its opening night film on Sept. 30.

The festival is in its 14th year.

Directed by Wayne Blair, “Septembers of Shiraz” also stars Salma Hayek and Shohreh Aghdashloo. The film is based on the best-selling novel by Dalia Sofer. Set in post-revolutionary Iran, the story centers around a jeweler who is abused and wrongly accused by the Revolutionary Guard for being a spy. It follows his family’s journey after being ripped apart under a harsh and intolerant new regime.

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