A HAIRY TALE
Iran, 2019., 105′
Danesh is in love with both cinema and Homa, a well-known actress. Kazem Khan is in love with both the movie, “Casablanca” and his barber shop’s certificate. Shapoor is love with both canned tuna and politics. The city is full of beggars while an earthquake may happen soon. Every now and then a body of a dead woman, with shaved head, is found near the sea. As the Inspector Kiani says: It’s a messy situation.
(1980) is an Iranian avant-garde theatre director, playwright and actor who founded Mungu Theater Company in 2001. His debut work, “Waiting for Godot” of Samuel Beckett, was produced in 2003 and performed both in Fajr Theater Festival and for public in Tehran’s City Theater. His breakthrough theater work came with his second performance “Daedalus and Icarus”, which brought him the Best Director Award in 25th Fajr International Theater Festival in 2006, followed by successful career in theater directing in Estonia. In 2018 he wrote and directed a short film, “Irreversible”. His debut feature film, “A Hairy Tale” was shown at the 37th Tehran’s Fajr Film Festival in February 2019 and was nominated for seven awards and received the Best First Film as well as awards as the best movie of “Art and Experience” jury and best supporting actor for Ali Nasirian and best visual effect