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Silence of the Sea

Director : Vahid Mousaian

Siavash suffers from a guilty conscience after the death of his Parents and he decides to return to Iran via the Persian Gulf coast.

 

Writer: Vahid Mousaian

Director: Vahid Mousaian

Producers: Rouhollah Baradari

Director of Photography: Mohammad Reza Sokout

Production Sound Mixers: Masoud Shahverdi

Sound Mixer: Abbas Rastegarpour

Directing Crew: Mansour Bahrami – Mohammadreza Ojaghi

Production Manager Successor: Ali Baradari

Music: Fereydoon Shahbazyan

Edit: Nazanin Mofakham

Titling: Ebrahim Shiri

Digital Lab: Hossein Shamsi

Cast:

Masoud Rayegan

Hossein Sheydaie

Mousa Zakeri

Faramarz Hashemzade

Christiana Kharaqani

 

 

Director's

Biography

Vahid Mousaian born in 1969, is an Iranian director and documentary filmmaker. He started his career as a filmmaker in 1986 by making a short film, and now he is a member of the Asia-Pacific Film Screen Academy. "Wishes of The Land" is his first feature film that is made in 2001. This film won the Moscow Jury Special Award, the Kodak Company Award for Best First Film. It also won the Special Mons Film Award at the Belgian Mons Film Festival and the Best Supporting Actor Award at the 20th Fajr Film Festival.

2003

  • Drama /
  • Colour /
  • 83 min /
  • Iran

Festivals

  • 48th “Asia-Pacific Film Festival”/ Shiraz/ Iran/ 2003
  • 21th “Fajr” International Film Festival/ Tehran/ Iran/ 2003
  • 52th “Mannheim-Heidelberg” International Film Festival/ Germany/ 2003
  • 18th “Fort Lauderdale” International Film Festival/ U.S.A/ 2003
  • 26th “Denver” International Film Festival/ U.S.A/ 2003
  • The “Dubrovnik” International Film Festival, DUFF/ Korovasi/ 2004
  • 18th “Sundance” International Film Festival/ U.S.A/ 2004
  • 19th “Santa Barbara” International Film Festival, SBIFF/ U.S.A/ 2004
  • 10th “Salento” International Film Festival, SIFF/ Italy/  2004
  • 2th “Berlin Asian Pacific” International Film Festival/ Germany/ 2004
  • 32th “Flanders” International Film Festival/ Belgium/ 2004
  • 11th “Barcelona Independent” International Film Festival/ Spain/ 2004
  • 5th “San Diego” International Film Festival/ U.S.A/ 2004
  • 10th “Med Film” International Film Festival/ Italy/ 2004
  • 33th “Semana” International Film Festival/ Spain/ 2004
  • 7th “Cinema and History” Film Festival/ Turkey/ 2004
  • 15th “UCLA University” Film Festival/ U.S.A/ 2005
 

Awards

·         Winner of “Best Music Award” by Fereydoon Shahbazian at the 48th “Asia-Pacific Film Festival”/ Shiraz/ Iran/ 2003

·         Winner of “Grand Newcomer Award” at the 52th “Mannheim-Heidelberg” International Film Festival/ Germany/ 2003

·         Winner of “Best Film” and “Best Screenplay Award” at the “Dubrovnik” International Film Festival, DUFF/ Korovasi/ 2004