Project Description

Waterfall

2017       Australia       15 minutes       15+

Fourteen-year-old Zahra cannot come to terms with her Iranian mother’s new Australian fiancé, Peter. In an attempt to unite the family, Peter and Leila take Zahra on a road trip in search of a waterfall. As they travel deeper into the rainforest, Zahra’s growing tensions with Peter lead to an inevitable distance from the person she loves most.

Festivals

  • Melbourne International Film Festival 2017
  • Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival 2018
  • St Kilda Film Festival 2018

Nora Niasari

Nora is a Writer/Director based between Melbourne and Tehran. She holds a Bachelor in Architecture from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Masters in Film & TV from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA). Nora started her career making documentaries in Lebanon including BEIRUT, UNDER THE BRIDGE awarded ‘Special Jury Prize’ and ‘Best Director Documentary’ at the 11th Beirut International Film Festival. In 2015 she was selected [...]

Director
Nora Niasari
Language
Persian & English with English Subtitles
Classification 
18+
Screenwriter
Nora Niasari
Producer
Mary Minas
Cinematographer 
Sherwin Akbarzadeh
Editor
Luca Cappelli, Nora Niasari
Cast
Asal Shenaveh, Gity Madani, Greg Stone

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