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Sohrab Shahid-Saless Film Week in 7 Cities

Shahid-Saless is considered as one of the most celebrated figures in Iranian cinema in the 20th century. His two major feature films, “A Simple Event” (1973) and “Still Life” (1974) have won major international awards
Sohrab Shahid-Saless Film Week in 7 CitiesSohrab Shahid-Saless Film Week in 7 Cities

Five films by the prominent filmmaker and screenwriter Sohrab Shahid-Saless (1944-1998) are to be screened in selected cinemas in Tehran, Shiraz, Mashhad, Kerman, Isfahan, Babol and Tabriz for five days from July 17.
The films include A Simple Event (1973), Grabbes, Last Summer (1980), The Willow Tree (1984), Hans - A Boy in Germany (1985), and Changeling (1987), ISNA reported on its Persian website.
A documentary on the life of the director titled “Sohrab, A Journey” directed by Omid Abdollahi was released recently in cinemas across the country. It narrates the professional and personal life of Shaid-Saless during the production of two important movies in Iran’s cinema history: “Still Life” and “A Simple Event”. 


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