A Very Ordinary Citizen
A Very Ordinary Citizen

A Very Ordinary Citizen

Director Majid Barzegar

Production year 2015

Length 100min.

Country Iran/Czech Republic


Tehran. Present day. After the death of his wife and facing the onset of Alzheimer’s Mr Safari, an eighty-year-old pensioner, decides to visit his son, who lives abroad and cannot return home for security reasons. Sara, a young woman working in a travel agency, is given the task of organising Mr. Safari’s travel arrangements. But then Mr Safiri falls in love with Sara, gives up all ideas of travelling and decides, before his memory completely fails, to express his love for Sara at any price, even if it involves murder.


Majid Barzegar
Majid Barzegar



Majid Modarresi, Saeed Armand


Jafar Panahi, Majid Barzegar

Director of Photography

Amin Jafari

Production designer

Leila Naghdi Pari


Amir Hossein Ghasemi


Hamidreza Barzegar


Souren Mnatsakanian, Shadi Karamroudi, Nahid Hadadi

Production company(ies)

Armand Production 54 Sun Valley Drive Richmond Hill Ontario L4S2E4 - Canada, Iran : + 98 912 818 13 90 Canada : + 1 647 831 50 60

Majid Barzegar

Majid Barzegar holds a BA in Film Direction and an MA in Dramatic Literature. He has directed several shorts and documentary films. Since 1990, Barzegar has also been involved in the production of numerous shorts and features in both fiction and documentary categories, most of which have had international as well as national success. His first feature, Rainy Seasons (2010), has been in official selection at festivals such as Rotterdam and Montreal. His second, Parviz, has had even greater success and critical acclaim. Barzegar also works as a writer, photographer and painter and has had several exhibitions at some of the most prestigious galleries and cultural centers in Tehran.


The Alleys of the Wind (1998), The Old and Doleful Ballad of Asmar’s Rainy Afternoon (2000), Walking in the Fog (2002), Rainy Seasons (2010), Parviz (2012), A Very Ordinary Citizen (2015).

FILMS 2016