Takleef

A Film by Ali Farahani

Synopsis

THE DAY OF DUTY.
During a ritual ceremony in a multi grade school, Pardis, a high school student, is obligated to accompany an elementary student called Naghmeh. To maintain the order of the ceremony in front of the higher officials, the head master of the school is forced to put Pardis in charge and by doing so, introduce her not as a student but Naghmeh’s older sister. Or in other words as a family member.

Director

  • Picture of Ali Farahani © Ali Farahani

    Ali Farahani

    Ali Khoshdouni Farahani was born in 1984 in Tehran. He has a BA in cinema from Sooreh Art University of Tehran. His major was script writing and during his study, roughly between 2007 and 2012, he was a film critic in Iranian press. In this period, he wrote more than 50 critical essays and reviews which were publish in FilmNegar magazine. He has been also directing commercials for a short period and has been teaching digital cinematography in Tehran Institute of Technology. He made his first short fiction-experimental film, TANAVOB (PERIODICITY) after his BA study. TANAVOB won the best short film in 33th Tehran short festival (National Section) and the Sepanta Award for the Best short film and the Best directing of a short film at the 10th Iranian film festival San Francisco (IFF) in 2017.

Awards + Festivals

  • 5th BEESTON FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beeston Nottingham, United Kingdom)March 13, 2019
  • 7th CLUJSHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)April 5, 2019
  • 2nd TAOBA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Tbilisi, Georgia)April 11, 2019
  • 2nd MOSCOW SHORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)April 30, 2019
  • *1st Prize: BEST INTERNATIOINAL FILM*
    9th VARESH INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mazandaran, Iran)May 1, 2019
  • 47th FESTIVAL OF NATIONS (Official Selection, Weyregg, Austria)June 8, 2019
  • OLBIA FILM NETWORK (Film Market Professional Video Library, Olbia, Italy)June 19, 2019
  • 8th CARDIFF MINI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cardiff, United Kingdom)June 22, 2019
  • 17th ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ischia, Italy)June 29, 2019
  • 2nd HONG KONG FILM ART INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Kwai Chung, Hong Kong)July 6, 2019
  • 13th PENTEDATTILO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Reggio Calabria, Italy)September 19, 2019
  • 5th MINIKINO FILM WEEK (Short List, Bali, Indonesia)October 5, 2019
  • 2nd LINZ INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Linz, Austria)November 7, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
Ali Farahani
Screenplay
Ali Farahani
Producer
Ali Farahani
Director of Photography
Reza Teimouri
Art Direction
Samira Ghorbannejad
Costume Design
Neda Salimi
Sound
Ali Zolfaghari
Editor
Pooyan Sholevar
Sound Design
Ramin Abolsedgh
Music
Milad Movahedi

Cast

Ms. Sarmadi
Leyla Zareh
Naghmeh
Sara Miraee
Pardis
Farnaz Ebrahimi

Details

Running Time
19:58 mins
Shooting Format
Digital, 3.2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION

Mohammad Fahimi
IYCS, Iranian Youth Cinema Society
No.20, 19th Alley, Ghandi Ave, Vanak Sq, Tehran, Iran

Post code: 151 7873811
Tel: +98 21 88773113
Fax: +98 21 88773114

DIRECTOR

Ali Farahani
a.farahani@yandex.com
www.facebook.com/ali.kh.farahani