Reims Polar
4th thriller film festival

Beyond the Wall

Vahid Jalilvand


Ali, a blind man, is attempting to commit suicide when he is interrupted by the concierge of his building. He is informed that the police is in search of a woman who has escaped and hidden somewhere in the building. Little by little, Ali finds out that the fugitive woman, Leila, is inside his apartment…


  • Director
    Vahid Jalilvand
  • Production
    Ali Jalilvand
  • Script
    Vahid Jalilvand
  • Cinematography
    Adib Sobhani
  • Editing
    Vahid Jalilvand
  • Music
    Olafur Arnalds & Mohammadreza Shajarian


  • Navid Mohammadzadeh
  • Diana Habibi
  • Amir Aghaee
  • Saeed Dakh
  • Danial Kheirikhah
  • Alireza Kamali


  • Origin
  • Year
  • Duration
  • Language
    Farsi with french subtitles

World Sales

The Match Factory

+49 221 539 709 0

Vahid Jalilvand

Born in 1976 in Tehran, he graduated in Theater Directing from the Tehran University. He started his career as a theater actor and then worked for the Iranian State TV channels as an editor and director. He directed two series and more than 30 documentaries. His feature debut Wednesday, May 9 won the Orizzonti FIPRESCI Prize at the 2015 Venice Film Festival. Two years later, he won the Orrizonti Award for Best Director with No Date, No Signature which represented Iran to the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Beyond the Wall is his third feature.


  • 2022
    Beyond the Wall
  • 2017
    No Date, No Signature
  • 2015
    Wednesday, May 9

Projections de films