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Project Description

Please Don’t Disturb

Sydney Premiere | 2012

Director's Biography
Director's Biography
During his 25-year career, Mohsen Abdolvahab has directed over 23 documentaries short films dealing with social topics during his 25 year career. Please Don’t Disturb is his debut feature.

Synopsis

A three-tiered story of a day in the life of Tehran, seen through the eyes of a battered wife, a mullah, and an elderly couple. First, a middle-class couple that is confronted with domestic violence. Will the woman file a complaint with the authorities? Then, a mullah, embarking on a surrealist negotiation with the thief who stole his wallet. Finally an elderly couple whose TV set is broken, but who do not dare to open the door to the young repairman.

Festivals

  • Winner of Muhr AsiaAfrica Award for Best Screenplay at Dubai International Film Festival (2010)
  • Special Jury Award at Fribourg International Film Festival (2011)

Production Team

Director
Mohsen Abdolvahab
Country
Iran
Runtime 
81 min
Language
Farsi with English Subtitles
Premiere Status 
Classification 
18+
Year
2010
Screenwriter 
Mohsen Abdolvahab
Producer
Cinematographer 
Editor
Cast
Baran Kosari, Hadi Amel, Hamed Behdad,
Lili Farhadpour and Majid Foroughi.

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