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Melbourne

Director: Nima Javidi
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The film screened at over 45 film festivals around the globe and won numerous awards.
World premiered at the International Critics’ Week of the Venice International Film Festival.
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2014/ Iran93 min/ Drama
Original Title
Melbourne
SYNOPSIS
Young couple Amir and Sara travel to Melbourne to pursue degrees in higher education. Only a few hours before their flight, they find themselves unintentionally involved in a tragic event.
CAST
Payman Maadi
Negar Javaherian
Mani Haghighi
Shirin Yazdanbakhsh
CREW
Screenwriter: Nima Javidi
DOP: Hooman Behmanesh
Editor: Sepideh Abdolvahab
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Production Company(ies)
Qabe Aseman Film
Producer(s)
Javad Norouzbeigi
film festivals
film festivals Fajr International Film Festival, Iran
film festivals Venice International Film Festival, Italy
film festivals Zurich Film Festival, Switzerland
film festivals Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan
film festivals Bratislava International Film Festival, Slovakia
film festivals Geneva International Film Festival, Switzerland
film festivals International Film Festival of India (IFFI), India
film festivals Hanoi International Film Festival, Vietnam
film festivals Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival (BAPFF), Australia
film festivals Bengaluru International Film Festival (BISFF), India
film festivals International Film Festival of Kerala, India
film festivals Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF), India
film festivals Minar Islamic Countries Film Festival
film festivals Sofia International Film Festival (SIFF), Bulgaria
film festivals Luxembourg City Film Festival, Luxembourg
film festivals Audi Dublin International Film Festival (ADIFF), Ireland
film festivals Vilnius International Film Festival (VIFF), Lithuania
film festivals Uruguay International Film Festival, Uruguay
film festivals International Istanbul Film Festival, Turkey
film festivals IndieLisboa International Film Festival, Portugal
film festivals MOOOV Filmfestival, Belgium
film festivals Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), Romania
film festivals Iranian Film Festival in Paris, France
film festivals Shanghai International Film Festival, China
film festivals Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), UK
film festivals Silk Screen Film Festival, USA
film festivals London Iranian Film Festival, UK
film festivals Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), Egypt
film festivals Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden
film festivals Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), Australia
film festivals Eurasia International Film Festival, Kazakhstan
film festivals Iranian Film Festival, Washington DC, USA
film festivals Iranian Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
film festivals Boston Festival of Films from Iran, USA
film festivals Houston Iranian Film Festival, USA
film festivals Festival of Iranian Films in Chicago, USA
film festivals Ars Independent Festival, Poland
film festivals Gijón International Film Festival, Spain
film festivals Annonay International Film Festival, France
film festivals National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations, France
film festivals Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema, France
film festivals Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Argentina
film festivals Asia Pacific Screen Awards, Australia
film festivals UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema, USA
film festivals Tirgan Festival, Canada
film festivals Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), Tanzania
film festivals Iranian Contemporary Art & Culture Festival Bologna, Italy
film festivals National Film Archives of India (NFAI), India
film awards
film awards Best Script and Honorary Mention for Photography at the Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden
Golden Pyramid for Best Film at the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), Egypt
Best Film Audience Award at the Festival of Iranian Films in Chicago, USA
Black Horse for Best Film and Audience Horseshoe Award at the Ars Independent Festival, Poland
Jury Prize and Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations’ Award at the Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema, France
Best Director, Best Script and Young Jury Awards at the Gijón International Film Festival, Spain
Best Actress Award at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Argentina
Best Script Award at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards, Australia
Quotes
“This remarkable debut from Iranian director Nima Javidi transcends cultural barriers with its compellingly universal and thoroughly engrossing premise.” Peter Debruge - Variety