Forced

  • Short
  • 2020
  • 14 Minutes
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language: Persian (Farsi)

The 8 years old Afghan girl, Golchehreh, is being forced to marry her friend Jafar because of a traditional and cultural matchmaking tradition which is commonly practiced in Afghan tribes as well as parts of Iran.

Director: Siavash Gorjestani

Screenwriter: Siavash Gorjestani

Premier Status: World Premiere


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Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Siavash Gorjestani

Producer: Seyed Maziyar Hashemi

Editor: Vahid Ghazimirsaeid

Music: Amir Sedighiyan

Sound: Mohammad Eyvazi, Behrouz Moavenian

DOP / Camera: Ahad Aghili

Cast: Samira Hamidi, Ebrahim Heydari, Masoomeh Rahimi, Amir Mohammad Jafari, Masoud Mosavi


Director

Siavash Gorjestani

Born in 1984 in Tehran, Siavash Gorjestani holds a degree in Graphics Design from University of Payame Nour – Tehran Branch. Gorjestani started his career as actor in a number of TV series, stage plays and motion pictures. Then he made two portrait documentaries on two big stars in Iranian cinema. In 2020, Gorjestani directed his first short fiction, FORCED.

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