Botox
Botox

Botox

Director Kaveh Mazaheri

Production year 2020

Length 97min.

Country Iran

screenings

07 Oct 2021 12․30 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall
07 Oct 2021 20․00 Moscow Cinema, Blue Hall

SYNOPSIS

Akram and Azar two sisters lie about the disappearance of their brother by telling everyone he has fled to Germany. As time goes by, however, the “lie” turns into “reality” in Akram’s mind, so that she believes her brother will come back.

Awards

Best Film, Best Screenplay | Torino IFF, Italy, 2020

Golden Simorgh | Fajr National FF, Iran, 2021

Crystal Simorgh | Fajr IFF, Iran, 2021

CAST & CREW

Kaveh Mazaheri
Kaveh Mazaheri

Director

Producer(s)

Kaveh Mazaheri, Soroush Saeidi

Script

Kaveh Mazaheri, Sepinood Najian

Director of Photography

Hamed Hosseini Sangari

Music by

Milad Movahedi

Sound

Hossein Ghourchian, Hadi Manavipour

Edit

Pooyan Sholevar

Cast

Susan Parvar, Mahdokht Molaei, Soroush Saeidi, Morteza Khanjani, Mohsen Kiani

Production company(ies)

Darvash Film, 3bros Film

Kaveh Mazaheri

Born1981 in Tehran, Iran. He earned his bachelor’s degree in railway engineering and has started filmmaking on self-taught in 2005. He has made five short fiction films and more than twenty documentaries. One of his films named Retouch, which became very successful in Iranian cinema history has won more than 80 international awards. That’s why many of his prizes are being kept and showcased at the special “Retouch” booth at Iranian Cinema Museum. Moreover, his film Funfair was qualified for Academy Awards 2021. Botox is Kaveh Mazaheri’s first feature fiction.


Filmography

Tweezers (2007, short), Soori’s Trip (2009, short, doc.), Cockroach (2010, short), A Report about Mina (2015, short, doc.), Retouch (2017, short), Funfair (2019, short), Botox (2020).

FILMS 2021