Directed by Hamidreza Hedayati, a stage adaptation of French author Emmanuel Robles’ play The Clock is on stage at Tehran’s Hafez Hall until 22 October. The play is about Vanina, a young girl who stands against Alfieri, who reigns over the city by terror and corruption. Roya Mirelmi, Susan Parvar, Nasser Ashouri, Pirouz Mirzai and Roozbeh Jafari are the main members of the cast for the play. Emmanuel Roblès (1914-1995) was one of many influential "pied-noir" of his time. The literary award Prix Emmanuel Roblès has been established in his honor in 1990.