Like a Good Kid

A Film by Arian Vazirdaftari

Synopsis

MESLE BACHE ADAM.
Sara (a 24-year-old girl) is supposed to babysit Matin (a 6-year-old boy) for the day, while his mother is at work. In the morning Matin tells Sara a story of a fight with his mother from the night before, this leads to a series of events through the day which will change Matin and Sara for the rest of their lives.

Director

  • Picture of Arian Vazirdaftari © Arian Vazirdaftari

    Arian Vazirdaftari

    Arian Vazirdaftari learned the basics of filmmaking at Karnameh Film School in Tehran-Iran. Now he is getting his master’s degree in cinema at Tehran University of Dramatic Arts. So far, he has made 5 short films. `Not yet` is his most recent film, which was well received and had its national premiere at 33rd Tehran Short Film Festival in November 2016. It won the “Grand Prix” of the festival for best fiction and the “Art & Experience” award. Recently it won the “Grand Prix” for best fiction and the “NETPAC” Award at 34th Busan International Short Film Festival and also “Best Asian short film” Award at 35th Fajr International film festival. “Like A Good Kid” is his new short film, which was recently completed.

Awards + Festivals

  • 71st FESTIVAL DE CANNES (Official Short Film Selection, Cinéfondation, France)May 8, 2018
  • 16th PLEIN LA BOBINE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, La Bourboule, France)May 26, 2018
  • 6th ALTAN KHALIS INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)June 2, 2018
  • 46th HUESCA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Huesca, Spain)June 8, 2018
  • 21st SHANGHAI INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Shanghai, China)June 16, 2018
  • 1st LEBANESE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Achraffieh, Lebanon)July 12, 2018
  • 5th KO:SH FILM FEST - INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tirana, Albania)July 17, 2018
  • 11th INT'L DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF KERALA (Official Selection, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India)July 20, 2018
  • 1st SIREN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Abruzzo, Italy)July 26, 2018
  • 6th ARIANO INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ariano Irpino, Italy)July 28, 2018
  • 15th ANONIMUL INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Danube Delta, Romania)August 6, 2018
  • 29th SAO PAULO INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Sao Paulo, Brazil)August 22, 2018
  • 4th VENICE FILM WEEK (Official Selection, Venice, Italy)August 26, 2018
  • 23rd SPLIT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Split, Croatia)October 4, 2018
  • 24th DRAMA INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Drama, Greece)September 16, 2018
  • 3rd TRUJILLO INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Trujillo, Peru)September 27, 2018
  • 4th MINIKINO FILM WEEK (Official Selection, Bali, Indonesia)October 6, 2018
  • 59th BRNO 16 INTERNAITONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brno, Czech Republic)October 10, 2018
  • KAOHSIUNG FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan)October 19, 2018
  • 5th UNI SHORTS INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Auckland, New Zealand)October 27, 2018
  • 2nd ZINETXIKI INT'L CHILDREN AND YOUTH'S FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bilbao, Spain)October 28, 2018
  • 19th INTERNATIONAL IZMIR SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Izmir, Turkey)October 30, 2018
  • 16th TIRANA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tirana, Albania)November 2, 2018
  • 12th LUBLIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lublin, Poland)November 3, 2018
  • 2nd SHORT LONG WORLD FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Corrientes, Argentina)November 8, 2018
  • 29th FOYLE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Derry/Londonderry, UK)November 16, 2018
  • 4th RED CARPET HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Gaza, Gaza Strip)November 22, 2018
  • 2nd BLUE DANUBE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vienna, Austria)November 24, 2018
  • KINOFILM - MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM & ANIMATION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Manchester, United Kingdom)November 26, 2018
  • 3rd CROSSING THE SCREEN FILM FESTIVAL 2018 (Official Selection, Eastbourne, UK)November 29, 2018
  • 7th SMITA PATIL DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, India)December 6, 2018
  • INTERNATIONAL USAK WINGED SEAHORSE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ankara, Turkey)December 10, 2018
  • 21st KYOTO INT'L STUDENT FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kyoto, Japan)December 15, 2018
  • *BEST ACTOR (SHORT FILM)*
    1st INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF SRIGANGANAGAR (Official Selection, Sriganganagar, India)January 19, 2019
  • 7th SILK ROAD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dublin, Ireland)February 5, 2019
  • 7th INTERNATIONAL CHANGING PERSPECTIVES FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Istanbul, Turkey)March 6, 2019
  • KINOKI INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mexico City, Mexico)March 27, 2019
  • 8th HEADWATERS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bemidji, MN, USA)March 27, 2019
  • 7th CLUJSHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)April 5, 2019
  • 4th THE UNDEPENDENCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Edinburgh, United Kingdom)April 6, 2019
  • 48th SEHSÜCHTE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Competition, Potsdam, Germany)April 24, 2019
  • 22nd BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Brussels, Belgium)April 26, 2019
  • 5th INTERNATIONAL MOTION FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Nicosia, Cyprus)May 6, 2019
  • 3rd INDEPENDENT POLITICAL/ACTIVISM SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Athens, Greece)May 9, 2019
  • 20th "CORTI DA SOGNI - ANTONIO RICCI" INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ravenna, Italy)May 14, 2019
  • * 13th SORSICORTI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Palermo, Italy)May 27, 2019
  • 5th THE QUARANTINE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Varna, Bulgaria)July 2, 2019
  • *BEST SHORT - FOREIGN*
    1st HYPERWAVE FILM AWARDS (Official Selection, Carson, CA, USA)November 14, 2019

Crew

Director
Arian Vazirdaftari
Screenplay
Arian Vazirdaftari
Producer
Majid Barzegar
Director of Photography
Sina Keramanizadeh
Art Direction
Monir Razizadeh
Costume Design
Monir Razizadeh
Sound
Vahid Razavian
Editor
Pooyan Sholehvar
Sound Design
Zohreh Aliakbari

Details

Running Time
20min
Shooting Format
4K Prores
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD), Prores 444 / 422
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Dolby 5:1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

FILM SCHOOL

Tehran University of Dramatic Arts
Faculty of Cinema and Theater
No.13 Varzandeh St,
South Mofateh St, Tehran-Iran
http://art.ac.ir/en

DIRECTOR

Arian Vazirdaftari
Arian.vazirdaftari@yahoo.com
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/arian.vazirdaftari

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