Botox

  • Feature
  • 2020
  • 97 Minutes
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of, Canada
  • Language: Persian (Farsi)

Akram and Azar two sisters lie about the disappearance of their brother by telling everyone he has fled to Germany. As time goes by, however, the “lie” turns into “reality” in Akram’s mind, so that she believes her brother will come back.

Director: Kaveh Mazaheri

Screenwriter: Kaveh Mazaheri, Sepinood Najian

Production Company: Darvash Film, 3bros Film

Premier Status: National premiere


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Awards

2020:Torino Film Festival (Italy, Nov) / Winner Best Film and Best Screenplay

2021: Shanghai International Film Festival, Nominated for Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, China


Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Kaveh Mazaheri, Sepinood Najian

DOP / Camera: Hamed Hosseini Sangari

Editor: Pooyan Sholevar

Music: Milad Movahedi

Sound: Hossein Ghoorchian

Producer: Kaveh Mazaheri, Soroush Saeidi

Cast: Susan Parvar, Mahdokht Molaei, Soroush Saeidi, Mohsen Kiani, Morteza Khanjani


Director

Kaveh Mazaheri

Born in 1981 in Tehran, Iran.Kaveh Mazaheri has made five short fiction films and more than twenty documentaries. One of his films named “Retouch” which became very successful in Iranian cinema history has won more than 80 international awards and it was qualified at three Academy Awards qualifying film festivals such as Tribeca, Krakow and Palm Springs in 2017. That’s why many of his prizes are being kept and showcased at the special “Retouch” booth at Iranian Cinema Museum. Moreover, his last film “Funfair” was qualified for Academy Awards 2021.“Botox” is his first feature fiction, which won the Best Film and Best Screenplay at the Torino Film Festival in 2020.

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