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Project Description

Kilos of Dates for Funeral

Australian Premiere | 2013

Director's Biography
Director's Biography
Saman Salur (born 1976 Boroujerd) is an award winning Iranian filmmaker and screen writer. His first long movie, Residents of Silent Land won award in Kyiv International Film Festival, Ukraine. His feature film Several Kilos of Dates for Burial Ceremony won Golden Leopard and Special Prize of the Jury at Locarno International Film Festival 2006.

Synopsis

From one of Iran’s most talented young filmmakers comes this darkly comic drama about two lost souls who run a struggling gas station in a deserted area of Iran. With few customers and little in common, they spend most of their time alone except for occasional visits by the postman. When together, the three men share their dreams.

Screening with Duet.

Festivals

  • Special Jury Prize Award, Locarno International Film Festival
  • The Golden Mongolfier for Best film, Festival 3 Continents de Nantes
  • The Cinema Public Award, Festival 3 Continents de Nantes
  • Best Film Award, Festival International du Film d’Aubagne
  • Best screenplay Award, Festival International du Film d’Aubagne
  • Best Film Award, Third Eye 6th Asian Film Festival
  • Young Jury’s Award, Black Movie International Film Festival

Production Team

Director
Saman Salur
Country
Iran
Runtime 
85 min
Language
Persian with English Subtitles
Premiere Status 
Classification 
18+
Year
2006
Screenwriter 
Producer
Mahmoud Fallah
Cinematographer 
Editor
Cast
Mohsen Tanabandeh, Nader Fallah, Mohsen Namjoo

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