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2015, Colour, Iran, First Films World Competition
Bahram Tavakoli, Hasti Boshrutani
Saber Abar, Pegah Ahanggarani, Parsa Piruzfar, Nazanin Farahani, Setareh Eskandari, Shirin Yasdanbaksh, Mohamad Bahrani, Faraz Modiri
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Prod. & Ventes/Sales: Seperh Seifi, Iran Novin Film, 27, Mahnaz Street, Valiasr, Parkvey, Téhéran (Iran), tél.: (+92 21) 27 634, (98 912) 200 79 82, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ali, who has forsworn drugs, returns to his mother’s house after three years to make up for the damage he has done and to introduce his fiancée, but the family, who have gathered because Ali’s nephew is going abroad, aren't about to forgive Ali for his previous lies, the damage that they caused and their bitter memories. Not that other members of the family don't have some secrets of their own. The next day the mother tricks everyone to gather them all together. A full reconciliation may be too much to hope for but a lot of attitudes are changed.
Born in 1970, Mostafa Ahmadi made several shorts as a youth, then studied at the New York Film Academy. He began his professional career as an assistant director in 1991, working on over 30 films and television series, several of which he also edited. His credits include some 50 commercials and, for television, Conversation (1995) and two series: Traveler Darkness (1996) and Let's Talk Farsi (2001). He has written film criticism and published two books. A member of the Iranian Association of Assistant Directors, he has served three stints as its vice-president.
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