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Saeed Nouri

Tehran, city of ambitions
(Tehran, Shahr e Arezouha)

During the street riots against the Pahlavi dynasty in 1978-79, the rebels burned down
more than 50 movie theaters in the Iranian capital city, Tehran. After the ideological
revolution of 1979, those who considered cinema as a degenerate art collected some
copies of fiction films and set them on fire. As a result, the history of Iranian cinema
is silently buried, unnoticed. Tehran, as the location for most Iranian films, is the best
history witness of such actualities. This project is a cinematic, anthropological discovery,
and an anthology of the history of Iranian cinema.

Saeed Nouri

Technical sheet

Genre : documentary
Runtime (min) : 100’

Production country : Iran
Production company : Wings of Desire Institute
Producer’s name : Saeed Nouri

Project status : production
Estimated budget : 140 000 €
Acquired Budget (in €) : 42 500
Acquired Budget (in %) : 30

Shooting countries : Iran

Production company’s filmography:
Wings of Desire Institute
– Women According To Men / Saeed Nouri / 2019 / 90′
– Ava / Sadaf Foroughi / 2017 / 103’
– March of the Sun / Saeed Nouri / 2016 / 26’
– The Secret of a Palace / Saeed Nouri / 2014 / 6′
– Teenage / Saeed Nouri / 2012 / 40′
– Francesco ROSI, A Cursory Review / Saeed NOURI / 2011 / 30′
– The Crossed fates / Saeed Nouri / 2011 / 9′
– The Farrokh days / Saeed Nouri / 2008/ 52’
– Unexpectedly Television / Saeed Nouri / 2005 / 12′
– The Flight Story / Saeed Nouri / 2002 / 35′

Director

Saeed Nouri - Iran

Filmography

  • Women According To Men / 2019 / 90'
  • March of the Sun / 2016 / 26’
  • The Secret of a Palace / 2014 / 6'
  • Teenage / 2012 / 40'
  • Francesco ROSI, A Cursory Review / 2011 / 30'
  • The Crossed fates / 2011 / 9'
  • The Farrokh days / 2008/ 52’
  • Unexpectedly Television / 2005 / 12'
  • The Flight Story / 2002 / 35'
  • Backwards / 2001 / 37'
  • Reattachment / 2001 /12'
  • Puzzle / 2000 / 16’

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