Made in/With Luxembourg

The Red Suitcase (La valise Rouge)

Cyrus Neshvad
Short Films 17 min


Luxembourg Airport. Late in the evening. A veiled 16-year-old Iranian girl is visibly frightened to take her red suitcase on the automatic carpet. She keeps pushing back the moment to go through the arrival gate and seems more and more terrified.


  • Nawelle Evad, Sarkaw Gorany, Céline Camara, Anne Klein, Jérôme Burelbach, Denis Jousselin


  • Félix Sorger
  • Yves Dorme


  • Kyan Bayani

Cyrus Neshvad

Cyrus Neshvad
Cyrus Neshvad

Cyrus Neshvad is a Luxembourg director of Iranian origin. He has directed several short films including THE ORCHID, ANTOINE, SON and PORTRAITIST which have all been produced by CYNEFILMS. Collectively these films have officially been selected in over 400 festivals, over 40 of them Oscar-qualifying. PORTRAITIST qualified for the Oscars in 2020 and won 55 awards including the Letzebuerger Filmpraïs 2021 in Luxembourg. Currently, THE RED SUITCASE / LA VALISE ROUGE is shortlisted for the next Oscars.

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