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A RESPECTABLE FAMILY

by Massoud Bakhshi

synopsis

Arash is an Iranian academic who lives in the West. He returns to Iran to teach in Chiraz, a city far from Tehran where his mother lives. Drawn into a series of domestic and financial dramas, he is reminded of the hardships of his childhood at the start of the Iran-Iraq War in 1981. Following the death of his father and the discovery of what his "respectable family" has become, he is obliged to make choices.

international title: A Respectable Family
original title: Yek Khanévadéh-e Mohtaram
country: France, Iran
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Massoud Bakhshi
film run: 90'
release date: NL 18/10/2012, BE 31/10/2012, FR 31/10/2012
screenplay: Massoud Bakhshi
cast: Babak Hamidian, Mehrdad Sedighian, Mehran Ahmadi, Ahu Kheradmand, Parivash Nazarieh, Behnaz Jafari
cinematography by: Mehdi Jafari
film editing: Jacques Comets
producer: Mohammad Afarideh, Jacques Bidou, Marianne Dumoulin
production: JBA Production, Firoozei Films/Iran
distributor: Imagine, Pyramide Distribution, Imagine
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