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Where Is Leili

Observer and Director:Mohammad Shirvani
Assistance Director: Javad Besharati
Light, Sound, and Image: Hooman Behmanesh
Editor: M. Shirvani   Esma'il Monsef
Translator: M. H. Sharafoddin
Still Photographer: Koorosh Asgari
Archive Image : Reza Moatarian
Sound Mix: Fatemeh Sadeghzade
Narrator: Yasmin Rudbari
Documentary -73 minutes, 2006-2007, Dvcam, Iran
  
A journey into the ethnic music of Iran and Mohammad Reza Darvishi's ideas.
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Director's Biography
Born in Tehran in 1973, he Started to study fine art , eventually leaving to follow his true love…the cinema. His first short, ‘The Circle’, was in competition at the 1999 ‘Critics’ Week’ selection in Cannes. Since then he has made 7 short films and 7 documentary and 2 feature films.

Filmography

SHORT FILMS
The Circle 12 min,35 mm,1999
The Candidate 15 min,DV-35mm,2000
To Consent 20 min,20 min,DV,2001
Souvenir 20 min,DV,2001
The Cherries Which Were Canned 13 min,35mm,2002
Iranian Conserve 14 min, DV,2003

DUCOMANTARY FILMS

President Mir Qanbar 65 min,doc,DV,2005
Where’s Leili ? 73 min,doc,DV,2006
444 Days 57 min,doc,HDV,2007
Seven Blind Women Filmmakers 105 min,doc,DV,2008
Iranian Cookbook 73 min,doc,DV,2009
021 Tehran 51 min, doc,HDV,2010
Telescope 78 min, doc,HD,2011


VIDEO ARTS

The Calm City 2 min,DV,2005
Khayyam 5 min, H8,2008
Until Further Notice 184 min,HDV,2008

PERFORMANC ARTS

Open 2011
Face of the winner man 2012

FEATURE FILMS

Navel 82 min,fic,DV-35mm,2004

Fat Shaker 95 min,fic,HD,2012

Awards
The Circle : Best Short Film,Fajr IFF,Tehran,1999
The Circle : Selected for Critics’ Week International ,Cannes IFF,fRANCE,1999
The Candidate : Grand Prize,Marseilles Documentary IFF,2000
Iranian Conserve : Best Short Film,Cinema Tout Ecran IFF,Geneva,2004
Iranian Conserve : Special Mention,Cracow IFF,Poland.2005
Navel : Grand prize,Split IFF,Croatia,2004
President Mir Qanbar : Award of Excellence,Yamagata IDFF,2005
President Mir Qanbar : “Magnolia Award” for Best Social Documentary,Shanghai TVIFF.2006
Iranian Cookbook : Best Experimental Documentary film,Cinema
Verite IDFF,Tehran,2010
Iranian Cookbook : Best Film of Audience Award,Yamagata IDFF,2011
Fat shaker ; “Tiger Award” for the Best film in Rotterdam film festival,2013

P.S
All of these films have been screened in more than 200 IFF(Cannes,Berlin,Locarno,Sundance,Toronto,Tribeca,Pusan,Rotterdam,...)
The two short films “The Circle” and “The Candidate” have been distributed by MK2.

Which led to the broadcasting of these films on ZDF,CHANNEL 4,NHK,LINK TV,…
Two feature films of selected and supported by HUBERT BALS FUND.

NEW FILM : FAT SHAKER

IRAN / 2013 / 84 MIN / FULL HD

THE SECOND FILM OF THE DIRECTOR

WRITTEN AND DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY SHIRVANI

CINEMATOGRAPHY BY SHIRVANI
EDITED BY MOHAMMAD SHIRVANI, POUYA PARSAMAGHAM

SOUND BY VAHID MOGHADASI

CAST: LEVON HAFTVAN
MARYAM PALIZBAAN
HASSAN ROSTAMI
NAVID MOHAMMADZADEH

A PLOT SUMMARY: An obese father with his deaf personable and beautiful son experience extraordinary life in Tehran. They cadge young girls in particular and specific situations. A young woman who works in modeling affairs becomes familiar with them and changes their relationship to a trihedral struggle.

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