26.9. - 5.10.2019

Bitter Dream Iran 2004 | 87 min | OV | | FF 2004

rated for 0 + years
For 40 years, Esfandiari has been preparing corpses for burial in the central Iranian town of Sedeh, where gravestones from the 12th century stand alongside recent ones from the Iran-Irak war. One day, Esfandiari suddenly feels ill when making preparations for a funeral. For the fi rst time, he starts to think about his own death…A wonderful and poetic debut, a mixture of documentary and fiction, with all parts played by non-actors from Sedeh.
Nominated for the Hamburg Film Critics Award!
Orig. Title: Khab E Talkh
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Farsi
Section: Hauptprogramm
Director: Mohsen Amiryoussefi
Screenplay: Mohsen Amiryoussefi
Cast: Abbas Esfandiari, Delbar Ghasri, Mohsen Rahimi, Safar-Ali Safari
Producer: Rouhollah Baradari,Mohsen Amiryoussefi
Sprachfassung: OV
Camera: Bayram Fazli
Set Designer:
Cutter: Mohsen Amiryoussefi
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Dream Lab, 14, Chemin des Chichourliers, 06110 Le Cannet, France, Tel: +33 49 33 87 561, Fax: +33 49 33 87 561, e-mail:
Production: Touba Films, Tohid Square, Tohid Avenue, Niyayesh Ave, No 6, Tehran, Iran. tel: +98 21 693 9476, e-mail: