Μajid Barzegar

2010 Fasle Baranhaye Mousemi/Rainy Seasons
2012 Parviz
2015 Yek shahrvand kamelan mamoli/A Very Ordinary Citizen

An Iranian filmmaker and producer, he also works as a writer, photographer and painter and has held several exhibitions in galleries and cultural centers in Tehran. He has won numerous awards including the Jury’s Special Mention Award at the 60th San Sebastián IFF in 2012, the NETPAC Award at the 13th Asiatica Film Mediale, Rome, Italy in 2012 for his film Parviz, and the Jury’s Special Mention Award at the 34th São Paulo IFF 2010 for Rainy Seasons. He founded his Tehran-based company Day Filmmaking Group in 1998.

Open Horizons

A Very Ordinary Citizen / Μajid Barzegar

Present-day Tehran. After the death of his wife and the onset of the problems of old age – attention deficit and Alzheimer’s – Mr. Safari, an eighty-year-old pensioner, is persuaded to visit his son who lives abroad. A young woman agrees to make Mr. Safari’s travel arrangements. Gradually, Mr. Safari falls in love with her, gives up the idea of traveling and decides to express his love for her at any price, even if it means committing murder before he loses his memory completely.

Director:Μajid Barzegar
Script:Jafar Panahi, Majid Barzegar
Cinematography:Amin Jafari
Editing:Hamidreza Barzegar
Sound:Yadolah Najafi, Amir Hossein Ghasemi
Costumes:Leila Naghdi
With:Souren Mnatsakanian (Mr.Safari), Shadi Karamroudi (Sara), Nahid Hadadi (Parvin)
World Sales:DreamLab Films, France Τ. +33 4 9338 7561
Production Design:Leila Naghdi
Producer:Majid Modarresi, Saeed Armand
Production:Armand Production, Iran
Production Country:Iran-Czech Republic
Co-production:i/o post & Media Nest, Czech Republic
Format:DCP Color
Production Year:2015
European Premiere

Screening Schedule
PAVLOS ZANNAS:Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 22:00 | ID:427
FRIDA LIAPPA:Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 13:00 | ID:543