Legend of Bonasan, the Genie in the Lamp

  • Feature
  • 2021
  • 96 Minutes
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of, Japan
  • Language: Persian (Farsi)

The Genie, Bonasan, has to accept an angel’s conditions if he desires to stay on the Earth forever: creating a humane and magical melody of life by retelling the stories of four individuals from different parts of the world.

Director: Habib Ahmadzadeh

Screenwriter: Habib Ahmadzadeh, Zeinab Ahmadzadeh

Production Company: Farabi Cinema Foundation- MOCT

Premier Status: World premiere


Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Habib Ahmadzadeh, Zeinab Ahmadzadeh

Producer: Habib Ahmadzadeh

Editor: Majid Shatti

Music: Noriyuki Asakura

Sound: Mehrdad Jelokhani

DOP / Camera: Adel Memarnia

Cast: Parviz Parastuii, Shisuko Tsuya, Gerhard Freilinger, Noriyuki Asakura, Mahmood Bonakdarnia


Habib Ahmadzadeh

Habib Ahmadzadeh is mostly known as an author. at the same time He is familiar with cinema and has written several screenplays in recent years, and his stories have been turned into movies. Together with other filmmakers, he has played an important role in union activities.
He entered the movie business in 1997 as a consultant for the screenplays of Glass Agency and Minoo Tower directed by Ebrahim Hatamikia followed by Conversation with the Shadow directed by Khosrow Sinaei and Night Bus directed by Kiomars Poorahmad.
Ahmadzadeh has directed the documentaries Arash’s Last Arrow, Live Wave and The Best Sculpture in the World. He recently directed his first feature film.

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