PARI

Greece/France/Netherlands/Bulgaria/Switzerland, 2020, 101 min.

Babak, an Iranian student in Greece, doesn’t show up to welcome his visiting parents at the Athens airport. His mother Pari is forced to go on a quest that will take her much further than a mother’s search for a missing son..

 

Siamak Etemadi is an Iranian writer/director/actor. In 1995, he moved to Athens, Greece, where he lives to this day. Studied Film in Athens and worked extensively as assistant director on various feature films, TV series, and series of documentaries. His short film Cavo d’Oro premiered at Locarno IFF in 2012 and was nominated for Best Short Film by the Greek Film Academy Awards. Pari is his feature directorial debut.

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Script: Siamak Etemadi

Director: Siamak Etemadi

Cinematography: Claudio Bolivar GSC

Music: Avia

Cast: Melika Foroutan, Shahbaz Noshir, Sofia Kokkali, Argyris Pandazaras, Lena Kitsopoulou, Dimitris Xanthopoulos

Production: Heretic – Konstantinos Kontovrakis, Giorgos Karnavas

Co-production: Le Bureau, France; TopKapi Films, Netherlands; The Chouchkov Brothers, Bulgaria – Viktor & Borislav Chouchkov; Bord Cadre Films, Switzerland; Biokon, Greece

Supported by Creative Europe, Eurimages, Greek Film Centre, ERT, Centre Du Cinema Et De L’Image Animee, Bulgarian National Film Centre, Netherlands Film Fund, Netherlands Film Production Incentive

Contact: +359888567309; viktor.chouchkov@ch-bros.com