Project Description

Retouch

2017       Iran       19 minutes       15+

Maryam’s husband has an accident at home and, rather than saving him, she stops helping and watches him die.

Festivals

  • Tribeca Film Festival (USA 2017)-Winner Best Narrative Short, Winner Jury Prize
  • Krakow Film Festival (Poland 2017)-Winner Best Short Fiction Film, Winner Don Quixote Award
  • Palm Springs International ShortFest (USA 2017)-Winner Best Live Action over 15 Minutes
  • Fajr Film Festival (Iran 2017)-Winner Best Short Film (Crystal Simorgh Prize)
  • 25th Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival (Portugal 2017) -Winner Audience Award, Nominated Grand Prize
  • Stockholm International Film Festival (Sweden 2017) – Winner Best Short Film
  • Traverse City Film Festival (USA 2017) -Winner Best Short Fiction Film
  • Hancheng International Short Film Festival (China 2017) -Winner 3rdPrize for Best Short Film of Silk Road Competition
  • Tehran Short Film Festival (Iran 2017) -Winner Best Editor (Pooyan Sholehvar), Winner Best Actress (Sonia Sanjari), Nominated Best Screenplay, Nominated Best Direcor, Nominated Art and Experience Cinema Award
  • Ojai Film Festival (USA 2017) – Winner Best Narrative Short
  • Tirana International Film Festival (Albania 2017) – Winner Best Short Fiction
  • Wine Country Film Festival-WCFF (USA 2017) – Winner “COURAGE IN CINEMA” AWARD
  • Aix-en-Provence International Short Film Festival (France 2017) – Winner Jury Prize
  • International Short Film Festival ZUBROFFKA (Poland 2017)– Winner Best Film
  • Almería International Film Festival (Spain 2017) – Winner Best Screenplay
  • Iranian Film Festival – San Francisco (USA 2017) – Winner Best Screenplay for Short Film

Kaveh Mazaheri

Born 1981 in Tehran, Iran. An interest in cinema led Mazaheri to begin writing film criticism for Iranian magazines after graduating from college in 2004. His first short film, Tweezers (2007). To date, he has made four independent short films and more than twenty short and long documentaries. He is the editor and author [...]

Director
Kaveh Mazaheri
Language
Persian with English Subtitles
Classification 
15+
Screenwriter
Kaveh Mazaheri
Producer
Kaveh Mazaheri
Cinematographer 
Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah
Editor
Pooyan Sholehvar
Cast
Sonia Sanjari, Mohammad hossein Ziksari, Azadeh Abaadpoor, Hanieh Mofleh, Siamak Farsi, Foroogh Azizi, Negin Ahmadi, Shirin Harati, Hamed Nejabat

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