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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
Fajr International Film Festival, Iran
Venice International Film Festival, Italy
Zurich Film Festival, Switzerland
Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan
Bratislava International Film Festival, Slovakia
Geneva International Film Festival, Switzerland
International Film Festival of India (IFFI), India
Hanoi International Film Festival, Vietnam
Brisbane Asia Pacific Film Festival (BAPFF), Australia
Bengaluru International Film Festival (BISFF), India
International Film Festival of Kerala, India
Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF), India
Minar Islamic Countries Film Festival
Sofia International Film Festival (SIFF), Bulgaria
Luxembourg City Film Festival, Luxembourg
Audi Dublin International Film Festival (ADIFF), Ireland
Vilnius International Film Festival (VIFF), Lithuania
Uruguay International Film Festival, Uruguay
International Istanbul Film Festival, Turkey
IndieLisboa International Film Festival, Portugal
MOOOV Filmfestival, Belgium
Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), Romania
Iranian Film Festival in Paris, France
Shanghai International Film Festival, China
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF), UK
Silk Screen Film Festival, USA
London Iranian Film Festival, UK
Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), Egypt
Stockholm International Film Festival, Sweden
Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), Australia
Eurasia International Film Festival, Kazakhstan
Iranian Film Festival, Washington DC, USA
Iranian Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
Boston Festival of Films from Iran, USA
Houston Iranian Film Festival, USA
Festival of Iranian Films in Chicago, USA
Ars Independent Festival, Poland
Gijón International Film Festival, Spain
Annonay International Film Festival, France
National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations, France
Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema, France
Mar del Plata International Film Festival, Argentina
Asia Pacific Screen Awards, Australia
UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema, USA
Tirgan Festival, Canada
Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), Tanzania
Iranian Contemporary Art & Culture Festival Bologna, Italy
National Film Archives of India (NFAI), India
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