A Respectable Family | Sydney Premiere


Arash is an Iranian academic who lives in the West. He returns to Iran to teach in Shiraz, a city far from Tehran where his mother lives. Drawn into a series of domestic and financial dramas, he faces a country that is now alien to him. Following the death of his father and the discovery of what his “respectable family” has become, he is forced to make choices.

Please note: This film is part of the Opening Night Ceremony.
Ceremony starts at 6:30 pm
Film session begins at 7:00 pm.
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Screening At: Dendy Opera Quays
Date and Time: 7:00 PM | August 22, 2013
Original Title: یک خانواده محترم
Country: Iran, France
Language: Persian (English Subtitles)
Year: 2012
Runtime: 90 min

Director: Massoud Bakhshi
Producer: Mohammad Afarideh, Jacques Bidou, Marianne Dumoulin

Babak Hamidian, Mehrdad Sedighian, Ahoo Kheradmand

Director - Massoud Bakhshi

Massoud, who was born in 1972 in Tehran, holds a special place in Iranian cinema, which is abounding with creativity. His talent becomes obvious in his documentaries, going from serious drama (IDENTIFICATION OF A WOMAN) to the most biting and caustic humour (TEHRAN HAS NO MORE POMEGRANATES!) and …Read More

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