Director: Abed Abest
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Premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival within the Discovery Section.
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2017/ Iran84 min/ Drama
Original Title
Three young friends are planning for a party during the weekend at an old man’s house. Little did they know, this gathering will lead to a tragic turn of events for all of them.
Abed Abest
Vahid Raad
Majid Yousefi
Danial Khojasteh
Screenwriter: Abed Abest
DOP: Hamid Khozui Abyaneh
Editor: Haydeh Safiyari
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Production Company(ies)
Iran Novin Film
Maryam Shafie
film festivals
Berlin International Film Festival, Germany
Florence Middle East Now! Film Festival, Italy
Iranian Film Festival Cologne, Germany
Iranian Film Festival in Paris, France
Shanghai International Film Festival, China
Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Canada
Ars Independent Film Festival, Poland
Tbilisi International Film Festival, Georgia
Iranian Film Festival in Boston, USA
Iranian Film Festival in Prague, Czech Republic
Iranian Film Festival in Washington DC, USA
Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), Romania
Spain Moving Images Film Festival, Spain
Carthage Film Festival (JCC), Tunisia
film awards
Grand Prix for Best Film at the Spain Moving Images Film Festival, Spain