Carrying Shoes into the Unknown is a fictionalised account based on a true story of a Western family living in Iran during the last days of the Shah and the rise of Ayatollah Khomeini. The family are as deceived about the politics of the West in Iran as they are about their relationship to each other.

  • drama
  • 90
  • 6 total
  • 3 female identifying, 3 male identifying
  • culturally and linguistically diverse
  • 18+
  • teen, young adult, adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | 20s | under 3 minutes
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EXTRACT: What is this place? Where are Mum and Dad? They should be here? I’m sweating with fear. Stop panicking, Alice. Get a grip. Breathe. Look. Plastic. New. It’s an airport. You are fine. They will turn up, they always do…

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