May 11, 2023 Saskia Vischer

Movie review: “A meticulously and gorgeously shot film” by Baradwaj Rangan

« The Song of Scorpions, at first, makes us think we are in the gentlest of love stories. Aadam (Irrfan Khan) is a widower with a little girl (Sara Arjun). Aadam’s name in his religion, Islam, refers to the first man on earth. And he looks at Nooran (Golshifteh Farahani) as though she’s the only woman on earth. We occasionally step into the outskirts of the desert, with concrete buildings and mobile phones, but the core of the story takes place deep inside an ocean of sand, deep inside the realm of myth. And Nooran is very much a creature from myth, some kind of siren. She is a medicine woman, a healer who heals scorpion stings not just through her medicinal pastes but also through her songs. »

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Saskia Vischer

Feather Light Films is an international film production company, located in the centre of Europe.