ZENDEGI MOSHTARAK-E AGHAYE MAHMOUDI VA BANOO / THE WEDLOCK

2013, Colour, Iran, World Competition (full length movies)

THE WEDLOCK

 

Production Team

Director : Rouhollah Hejazi

Screenwriter : Ali Talebabadi

Cinematographer : Hooman Behmanesh

Editor : Sepideh Abdolvahab

Cast : Hami Farrokhnejad, Taraneh Alidoosti, Hengameh Ghaziani, Payman Ghasemkhani, Tarlan Parvaneh

Music : Karen Homayounfar

Film production and Sales : Mahdi Davari, Iranian Independents, P.O. Box 15875-4769, Téhéran (Iran), tél.: (+98-912) 319 86 93, info@iranianindependents.com


 

Synopsis

The Mahmoudis live in an old large house. They are a traditional couple with traditional values and beliefs. When they decide to renovate the building they call on the architect husband of Mrs. Mahmoudi's niece. But when the architect arrives it quickly becomes apparent that not everyone is on the same page regarding the renovations. Conflicts arise about the house and about related matters. Indeed, even unrelated matters. Slowly we begin to understand that the people in the house, residents and guests, are all torn between modern and traditional lifestyles.

 

Director

Born in Abadan, Iran in 1979, Rouhollah Hejazi directed his first short film, Serat, in 1995, then followed up with ten more, shown at domestic and international festivals. He directed television dramas before making his debut in theatrical features with AMONG THE CLOUDS in 2008, which garnered several awards at festivals around the world. Last year he directed THE PRIVATE LIFE OF MR. & MRS. M.


 

Projections

Friday August 30, 2013 - 11:20 AM - CINÉMA IMPÉRIAL
Friday August 30, 2013 - 09:30 PM - THÉATRE MAISONNEUVE
Saturday August 31, 2013 - 04:30 PM - CINÉMA IMPÉRIAL


 

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