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Project Description

Parting

Australian Premiere | 2016

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Director's Biography
Director's Biography
Navid Mahmoudi was born in Parvan, Afghanistan and relocated to Iran when he was a child. He first worked as an assistant director, and later as a television producer. Parting (2016), his feature debut, premiered at the Busan International Film Festival.

Synopsis

Two young Afghans, Fereshteh and Nabi, are in love, but Fereshteh has to follow her parents and leave Afghanistan to find refuge in Iran.
Nabi decides to illegally cross the border, find Fereshteh and take her through Turkey towards Europe and a better life.

Festivals

  • Winner of: *Special Jury Prize* at the 21st Busan International Film Festival, South Korea, 2016.
  • Winner of: *Best performance by an Actress *Fereshteh Hosseini* at the 16ème Festival International du Film de Marrakech, 2016.
  • Winner of: *Best Film* at Tripoli Film Festival, Lebanon, 2017.

Production Team

Director
Navid Mahmoudi
Country
Afghanistan, Iran
Runtime 
78 min
Language
Persian with English Subtitles
Premiere Status 
Classification 
18+
Year
2016
Screenwriter 
Donatello Fumarola, Amir Naderi
Producer
Jamshid Mahmoudi
Cinematographer 
Koohyar Kalari
Editor
Jamshid Mahmoudi
Cast
Reza Ahmadi, Fereshteh Hosseini, Behrang Alavi, Nazanin Bayati

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