Avalanche

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    Avalanche

    Bahman

    Directed by

    Iran

    2015

    90 min

    • Farsi

    Drama

    Homa, a highly appreciated and respected senior nurse working in a private hospital is offered a 10-day nightshift for a single patient, an old lady. From the first night on and throughout her 10-day nightshift it snows constantly and heavily. The immediate consequence of this sudden and complete change in her everyday life is insomnia and all which it does to an insomniac.

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    Credits

    Cast
    Fatemeh Motamed Aria
    Ahmad Hamed
    Farideh Esmaili
    Maryam Shirazi
    Screenplay
    Morteza Farshbaf
    Nasim Maraashi
    Cinematography
    Hooman Behmanesh
    Editing
    Pouya Parsamagham
    Music
    Hamed Sabet
    Sales
    IRANIAN INDEPENDENTS
    Production
    QABE ASEMAN FILM PRODUCTION
    Morteza Farshbaf

    Morteza Farshbaf

    Iran

    Born in 1986, Morteza Farshbaf holds an BA in Cinema from Tehran’s University of Art. He’s been involved in filmmaking since he was 18 and he made his first short film, HALLOWEEN in 2004. His next short films are: THE CARPET (2005), TAXI (2006), FLAKEY (2007) andTHE WIND BLOWS WHERE IT WANTS (2008). Morteza also attended Abbas Kiarostami’s workshops and collaborated with him in several film projects. He made his debut feature film, MOURNING in 2011 which was premiered at Busan Film Festival and received the Best Film Award and FIPRESCI Prize and then was shown in more than 20 film festivals around the globe. In 2015 he made his second feature film, AVALANCHE (2015).