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Festival in Media
Section: Horizons
Country: Iran 
Year: 2014


93 minutes/color


Director: Nima Javidi

Screenplay: Nima Javidi

Cinematographer: Hooman Behmanesh

Editing: Sepideh Abdolvahab

Music: Hamed Sabet

Costume design: Keyvan Moghadam



Payman Maadi, Negar Javaherian, Mani Haghighi, Shirin Yazdanbakhsh, Elham Korda, Roshanak Gerami, Mehrnoosh Shahhosseini, Alireza Ostadi



Javad Norouzbeigi (Qabe Aseman Art Institute)

World sales:

Iran Independents



Amir and Sara are a young couple from Tehran about to leave for Australia to continue their studies in Melbourne. But a few hours before their plane leaves they find themselves in an unforeseen drama. Amir and Sara's actual trip starts far from their airport, at their own place.



Nima Javidi

Nima Javidi is an Iranian screenwriter and director, born in 1980. He Started filmmaking with a short film named "Marathon champion" (2000) when he was 18. His first feature "Melbourne" (2014) which was the opening film in critics' week in Venice film festival (2014) has attended more than 60 festivals around the world. He is working on post production of his second feature film ‘The Warden’ (2018), at the moment.



2000 Marathon champion (short)

2003 A call phone for O (short)

2006 Poor earth (short)

2008 Gap (short)

2010 Nap (short)

2014 Melbourne

2018 The Warden