Director: Abolhassan Davoodi [in person], 2015, Iran, 115 minutes, Cast: Tannaz Tabatabaei, Saber Abar, Amir Jadidi, Saed Soheili, Naznin Byat, Sahar Hashemi, Gohar Kheirandish [in person], Bijan Emkanian
A group of young people who are members of an online community, meet at an event in a cafe in Tehran. One girl’s urgent need for drugs brings six of them together. What starts as a prank continues to unfold into a complicated situation, which reveals new aspects of each character.
Festivals & Awards: Best director, Best film, Audience Award, Best Sound Design, Best Visual Effects at Fajr Film Festival
Sunday, Sep 27th, 05.15 PM
Abolhassan Davoodi, director, producer and scriptwriter, was born in 1955 in Neyshabour, Iran. He studied cinema directing at School of Cinema & TV and sociology at Beheshti University. Wrote film reviews in Soroosh & Film magazine for 5 years before making films. Head of the Iranian Script Writers Guild (1991-1995). Head of the Iranian Alliance of Motion Picture Guilds (Khaneh Cinema) (1999-2002). Board director of the Iranian Alliance Of Motion Picture Guilds. Head of the board of directors of the Iranian Independent Filmmaker Association (2008-2012). Member of the board of directors of Director’s Guild of Iranian Cinema (2013- …).
Filmography: As director: The Book of Love (1988), The Extraordinary Journey (1990), Pickpockets don’t go to heaven! (1991), Iliya, The young painter (1992), I love the Earth. (1993), Good Smell of Life (1994 7), Baran (1999), Bread, Love, & Motorcycle (2001), Cross Road [Incident] (2005), Zadboom [Motherland] (2008), Crazy Castle (2014), The Earth of Human Being (26 episodes, T.V series)