New Screening: Wed JAN 30 – 9:30pm
Comedy, 90 min, 2018, Color, Iran
Language: Farsi with English subtitle
Director: Kamal Tabrizi
Writer: Aidin Sayar Sarie
Producer: Javad Nooruzbeigi
Cast: Hamed Behdad, Vishka Asayesh, Azadeh Samadi, Mani Haghighi.
Ghodrat-Allah Samadi wants to become a member of the Iranian parliament, but he has a reputation for recklessness and taking arbitrary action. Deciding his best course of action is negotiating with assorted parties and politicians, none take him seriously until he’s connected to a single, notorious incident…
Born in 1957 in Tehran, Kamal Tabrizi is internationally best-known for Maternal Love, which won many prestigious awards. A graduate of cinema from the College of Cinema and Theatre of Arts University, Tabrizi began his film career as cinematographer, screenwriter, editor and director of short films in 1979. Tabrizi directed his debut feature, The Passage, in 1988, but his Leily Is With Me established him as a successful cineaste in the national scene. His ground-breaking venture, The Lizard, was a domestic box-office hit and received the audience award in Fajr and the best Asian film award in Montreal 2004.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS:
Busan international film festival 2018
Fajr International Film Festival 2018