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52nd edition


Fortnight 2004, Feature film, 1h30


A young man leaves Isfahan for Tehran to seek a haven. He wants to forget everything about his past. But after a while, his nightmares blend with the memories of his late father, who has had some mysterious bonds with Zayandehrood, and even after his death, disturbs the narrator’s life through all of his nightmares. Although the narrator’s troubled mind results in running away from his hometown and also breaking up his marriage, he is still haunted by his father.


Behrouz Afkhami

Born in Tehran in 1956, graduate of the School of Cinema and Television, Koochake Jangali (TV Series) was his debut as a director. The Bride, his first feature film is among ten most popular films in Iranian cinema and is considered a milestone, because of its cinematic charms. Afkhami is a reformist Member of Parliament and his films have a similar popularity among critics and cinemagoers. In The River’s End, Afkhami has experienced a new kind of filmmaking and an iconoclastic kind of approach.

Bahareh Rahnama
Bahram Radan
Ezzatollah Entezami

Behrooz Afkhami adapté de “The March” de Jaafar Modarres Sadeghi

Mohammad Aladpoosh

Parviz Abnar

Behrooz Afkhami

Kavan Honarmand

Set decoration
Nahid Tolou

Production : Picture World 75 Sie Tir avenue 11358, Teheran Iran tél : +98 21 670 1010 fax : +98 21 670 8155 ventes à l’étranger : Farabi Cinema Foundation 75 Sie Tir avenue 11358, Teheran Iran tél : +98 21 670 1010 fax : +98 21 670 8155

Title in Original Version : The River's End