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Project Description

Parviz

Retrospective Screening | 2012

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Director's Biography
Director's Biography
Born in 1973 in Hamedan Iran, Majid Barzegar holds a BA in Film and an MA in Dramatic Literature. He has made several short and documentary films. Rainy Seasons (2010), his first feature film, has been in official selection at festivals such as Rotterdam and Montreal.

Synopsis

Despite his 50 years Parviz still lives off his father and the two men don’t get on very well. Things come to a head when the father tells his son he has decided to remarry. Parviz has no other choice but surrender his place to his step-mother and leave home. Parviz finds it difficult to get used to this new solitary life far from his neighborhood and the people he knows. He thus concocts a novel way of fighting back against the injustice done to him.

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Festivals

  • Winner of : *Jury’s Special Mention* at the 60th San Sebastian IFF, Spain, « for its compelling and harmonious storytelling, featuring an atypical and constantly surprising anti-hero »
  • Winner of : *NETPAC Award* at the 13th Asiaticafilmmediale, Rome, Italy.
  • Winner of : *Silver Apricot* Prize at GOLDEN APRICOT Yerevan International Film Festival, Armenia.
  • Winner of: *Suvarna Chakoram /Golden Crow Pheasant* for *Best Film* at the 18th Kerala International Film Festival, India.
  • Winner of: *Special Mention* Awarded by the 7th edition of the Iranian Society of Film Writers and Reviewers.
  • Winner of: *Best Performance by an Actor Levon Haftvan* at the 13th Dhaka International Film Festival, Bangladesh.
  • Winner of: *Special Mention* Awarded by Film Writers and Reviewers Jury at the 9th International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Winner of : *Jury’s Special Mention* at the 13th Imagineindia International Film Festival Madrid, Spain.

Production Team

Director
Majid Barzegar
Country
Iran
Runtime 
107 min
Language
Persian with English Subtitles
Premiere Status 
Retrospective Screening
Classification 
18+
Year
2012
Screenwriter 
Majid Barzegar
Producer
Saeed Armand
Cinematographer 
Amin Jafari
Editor
Javad Emami
Cast
Levon Haftvan, Homeira Nonahali, Mahmoud Behrouzian

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