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…
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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.