This film is part of Rentals

Permission 12 rating

Powerful and piercing story of an Iranian Futsal star who is refused permission from her husband to attend an international tournament.

Drama 2018 88 mins

Director: Soheil Beiraghi


Afrooz is the captain of the international women’s Futsal National Team. After eleven years of hard work, her dream is finally about to become a reality as she prepares to lead her team into the Women’s Asia Cup Finals. As she goes through security at Tehran airport, she finds that her husband, a famous television host, has banned her from exiting the country. Supported by her close friend and co-team player, her only option is to persuade her estranged husband to let her leave the country, as well as fight the conservative hypocrisy of the Futsal federation.

Based on real events, Permission is the story of a strong woman who keeps on battling, hoping one day to change the law to allow more gender equality.