Revolutionary Memories of Bahman who loved Leila

Direction
Year
2012
Country
  • Iran
Duration
17min
Audio Tracks
Subtitles

A retrospective family history, set against the backdrop of the turbulent events in Iran in 1978. Using a mosaic-like collage of old photographs and archival footage, Bahman tells the story of an unrequited love that led him into the centre of the revolutionary events. In the end, his sacrifice personifies the thousands of young men who never returned home.

“Didn’t I tell you that girl would ruin your life?”, the father asks his dead son who visits him in his dreams. “I always looked to the bottom of the creek, but you saw only the surface.”

Details

  • Original title
    Khaterate Enghelabe Bahman Asheghe Leyla
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Mohammadreza Farzad, Farahnaz Sharifi
  • Dir. of Photo.
    Reza Teymouri
  • Editing
    Farahnaz Sharifi
  • Sound
    Mehrshad Malakouti
  • Duration
    17 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
    2012
  • Country
    • Iran
  • Colour
    • Colour
    • Black & White
  • Production

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