Beyond Paradise

Internet Video Archive

Haunted by a tragic past, Shahrzad (Raisa), a talented music student, flees Iran for a semi-arranged marriage in Los Angeles to a man she barely knows. In this new land, she turns to the familiarity of music for comfort and begins piano lessons with the woman next door (Zuniga). However, a passionate and forbidden relationship with Sebastian (Guzman), her piano teacher's gardener and lover, threatens to destroy all that she has sacrificed to achieve.