Melbourne and Q&A with Payman Maadi

Amir and Sara, a young couple, are going to Melbourne to continue their higher education, however, just a few hours before their flight, they get unintentionally involved in a tragic event!
Director & Scriptwriter: Nima Javidi, Photography: Hooman Behmanesh, Editor: Sepideh Adolvahab, Music: Hamed Sabet, Sound-Recording: Vahid Moghadasi, Sound-Mixing: Iraj Shahzadi, Make-Up Artist: Soodabeh Khosravi, Art Director: Keyvan Moghadam,Visual Effects: Kamran Saharkhiz & Amir Saharkhiz,Producer: Javad Norouzeigi,Cast: Payman Maadi, Negar Javaherian, Mani Haghighi, Shirin Yazdanbakhsh, Elham Korda, Roshanak Gerami, Alireza Ostadi
Color, DCP, Dolby 5.1
Festivals: Fajr (2014), Venice (opening film of Critics Week, 2014), Zurich (competition, 2014), Tokyo (competition, 2014), Stockholm (2014, Awarded Best Script Prize and Honorary Mention for Photography), Bratislava (competition, 2014), Cairo (awarded Golden Pyramid of Best Film, 2014), Gijon (competition, 2014, Best Director, Best Script & Young Jury Awards), Geneva Cineclub (2014), India Film Festival in Goa (2014), Mar Del Plata (competition, 2014, Best Actress Award for Negar Javaherian), Hanoi (2014), Brisbane Asia-Pacific Film Festival (2014), Bengaluru (2014), The 8th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (2014, Best Script Award), Kerala (2014), Chennai (2014), Minar Islamic Countries Film Festival, Sofia (Bulgaria, 2015), Vesoul Asian Film Festival (France, 2015, Jury Prize and Institute of Oriental Languages & Civilizations’ Award), Luxembourg (2015), Dublin (2015), Vilnius (2015), Istanbul (2015), Indie Lisbon (2015), Mooov (Belgium, 2015), UCLA (2015), Transylvania (Romania, 2015), Shanghai (2015),Edinburgh (2015), Festival of Iranian Films in Paris (2015), Silk Screen (USA, 2015), Melbourne (2015), Tirgan (Toronto, 2015), Ars Independent (Poland, 2015)

Saturday, 22 August 2015 - 9:30pm
1 Hour 45 Minutes
Studio Theatre , Harbourfront Centre
Persian (English Subtitle)

Payman was born in 1972 in New York City. His father was a lawyer. His family moved back to Iran...

Born in 1980, Nima Javidi is a graduate of mechanical engineering and has been making short...


Event Information

Saturday, 22 August 2015 - 9:30pm
Studio Theatre , Harbourfront Centre