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synopsis

A 16-year-old girl has come to the hospital to identify the body of her mother. The people in charge at the hospital – due to her young age – won’t let her into the morgue and ask her to bring her guardian instead. However, the girl insists that most of her family is in jail for criminal activities. Finally, after her insistence, they agree to let her into the morgue...

cast

  • Khorshid Cheraghipour ( The girl )

CREW

  • Director : Alireza Ghasemi
  • Writers : Alireza Ghasemi
  • Producer : Alireza Ghasemi
  • Production company : GlobeCSF
  • Director of Photography (DoP) : Mohammad Haddadi
  • Editor : Bahram Emrani
  • Sound Recordist : Mahdi Yeganeh
  • Sound Designing : Arash Ghasemi
  • Music Composer : N/A

Festivals & Awards

  • ( 2017 ) 70th Cannes Film Festival - Short Film Competition (World Premiere) - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2017 ) 23rd Palm Springs Shortfest - North American Premiere - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2017 ) 19th Guanajuato International Film Festival - South American Premiere - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2017 ) 13th Hollyshorts Film Festival - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2017 ) 21st Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2017 ) BFI London Film Festival - BAFTA Qualifying
  • ( 2017 ) 26th St. Louis International Film Festival - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2017 ) 31st Leeds International Film Festival - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2017 ) 15th Tirana International Film Festival - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2017 ) 18th Calgary Film Festival - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2018 ) 49th Nashville Film Festival - Oscar Qualifying - Honorable Mention at Best College Student Short
  • ( 2017 ) 21st Urbanworld Film Festival - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2018 ) 20th Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2018 ) 42nd Atlanta Film Festival - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2018 ) 20th Brussels Short Film Festival - Oscar Qualifying
  • ( 2017 ) 40th Mill Valley Film Festival - Official Selection
  • ( 2017 ) 32nd Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival - Official Selection
  • ( 2018 ) 16th Tallgrass Film Festival - Official Selection
  • ( 2019 ) 38th Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival - Official Selection

Alireza Ghasemi

BIO

Alireza Ghasemi, born in 1990 Iran, received his bachelor degree from Tehran University of Art in film directing. He is currently a film studies master student at the Cinema and Theater Department of Tehran University of Art. He was the director of the 11th Nahal Student Short Film Festival, and later became a member of the Nahal Academy. In addition to writing and directing several short films, he has founded The Globe International Silent Film Festival in 2015.

FILMOGRAPHY

  • 2016 , Iran (Islamic Republic of) - Frequency