Talla

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    Talla

    Directed by

    Iran

    2019

    90 min

    • Persian

    Drama

    A group of friends decide to realise their dream of opening a small Tehran restaurant and, in so doing, earn a living. Mansour, having lost his regular job, now works as a private cab driver. Leila has little to show for her ten years of hard work. Reza, having just finished his military service, returns home where his father implores him to go abroad in search of a better life.

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    Credits

    Cast
    Negar Javaherian
     Houman Seyedi
     Tannaz Tabatabaei
     Mehrdad Sedighian
    Screenplay
    Parviz Shahbazi
    Cinematography
    Peyman Shadmanfar
    Editing
    Parviz Shahbazi
    Sales
    DREAMLAB FILMS
    Production
    MOHAMMAD SHAYESTEH
    Parviz Shahbazi

    Parviz Shahbazi

    Iran

    Born in 1962 in Tehran, Shahbazi is a filmmaking graduate of the Tehran Cinema College. During the early 80s he began writing short stories and directing short films. He edited several films and directed 12 shorts before making his first feature film, MOSAFERE JANOUB, in 1997. Malaria is his latest feature. His debut feature, as well as his second film, NAJVA (2000) has been screened at countless festivals bringing him international recognition and several awards along the way. In 2002 his third film, NAFAS-E AMIGH, was selected for the Directors’ Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival receiving great critical acclaim. TALLA (2019) is his latest feature film.

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