Bahram Baizai (Director )

He is known as a master of stage and cinema. Of course, he has made few films, which indicate his sensitivity about filmmaking. Baizai started his film career in the late 1960s and during the past four decades has made a number of films every one of which has been a surprise in the Iranian cinema. Baizai is very interested in history and mythology and has been inspired by Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh (the greatest epic about mythical Iranian kings). However, his latest two films have been critical of cultural conditions in the Iranian society. Killing Rabids (2000) which not similar to his previous films while When We Are All Sleeping (2009) elicited negative reactions from critics. It is about behind the scenes of the Iranian cinema and role of capital in wasting talents. Like his two previous films, Baizai has cast his wife, Mojdeh Shamsaei, in the leading role. He has responded to some critiques of his film, but even his traditional fans believe that When We Are All Sleeping is poles apart from his memorable films. The latest stage play directed by him was Afra (Maple) in 2007. He is supposed to direct another stage play after screening When We Are All Sleeping is over.

Reza Attaran (Actor)
Reza Attaran is now one of the most famous comedians of Iran. Up to two decades ago, he only appeared in local plays in Khorasan province (northeast Iran). When in Tehran, he joined a TV comedy group in 1993 which produced entertaining programs for the new year holidays. [More]

Taraneh Taraneh Alidousti (Actress)
She was proposed by Habib Rezaei (actor) to play the leading role of I, Taraneh, Am 15 (Rasoul Sadr Ameli) ten years ago and her acting was powerful enough to earn her the best actress prize from that year’s edition of Fajr International Film Festival. She then appeared in three films made by Asghar Farhadi, including in About Elli where she was cast as Elli, the most mysterious character of the film. Alidousti has also appeared in stage plays and was a choice of Mehrjui for his new play. [More]

Negar Javaheriyan (Actress)
She has been undoubtedly the most successful actress of Iran during the past two years. Her success began with "We Only Live Twice" (Behnam Behzadi) and her role in Homayoun As’adian’s "Gold and Copper" brought her the best actress prize of Fajr International Film Festival. [More]

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  1. Reza Attaran
  2. Taraneh Taraneh Alidousti
  3. Negar Javaheriyan
  4. Alireza Zarrindast
  5. Reza Karam-Rezaei
  6. Bahram Baizai
  7. Vahid Mousaian
  8. Mohammad Aladpoush
  9. Mohammad Reza Golzar
  10. Mehran Rajabi
  11. Bahman Qobadi
  12. Mohsen Makhmalbaf
  13. Kambozia Partovi
  14. Merila Zare’i
  15. Hamid Farrokhnejad

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