30.09. - 09.10.2021

Somewhere Else Iran 2003 | 84 min | OV | | FF 2003

rated for 0 + years
Mehdi Karampour describes his debut film as a “mixture of drama, cartoon and clip, an experiment in form and context”. Five characters are stuck on an island, from where they hope to escape to “somewhere else”, the utopia of their dreams. Dr. Tavussi (Ahmad Najafi) offers tohelp them illegally cross the border, but then keeps them waiting... A complex drama, theatrical and explosive, abstract and direct in turns, and a parable on the suffering of the emigrants, exiles and asylum seekers of today’s world.
Original title: Jayee Deegar
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Persian
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Mehdi Karampour
Screenplay: Mehdi Karampour
Cast: Ali Mosafa, Golshifteh Farahaini, Ahmad Najafi, Katayoon Riahi
Producer: Kamran Azami
Director of Photography: Farzin Khosroushahi
Music: Fardin Khalatbari
Production Design: Keyvan Moghadam
Editor: Bahram Dehghani
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
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Production: Kamran Azami, No. 17 Peyvandi, Zafar, Tehran, Iran, Tel: +98 21 22 70 011, Fax: +98 21 27 08 725, e-mail:


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