“17 Years and a Day” (Short Film, 2014)

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Synopsis: Reality and expectation collide as Mona delves into her past and prepares to meet her estranged Iranian father.


Production Details:

  • Program Duration: 12 mins
  • Completion Date: 2014
  • Country of Production: Australia
  • Genre: Drama
  • Shooting Format: XDCAM
  • Screening Format: HDCAM
  • Sound: Stereo
  • Language: Farsi (English Subtitles)

Awards:

  • Gold Remi Award for Short Film (47th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival)

Screenings:

  • 3rd Fresco International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual Films / Yerevan 2016
  • 18th Religion Today Film Festival / Trento / 2015
  • 14th Beirut International Film Festival / Beirut / 2014
  • 47th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival / Houston / 2014
  • 4th Iranian Film Festival Australia / 2014

Cast: 

  • Nikki Saeid
  • Fariborz Pakzamir
  • Alma Jafari
  • Behrouz Harvasi
  • Elnaz Sheshgelani

Crew:

  • Writer/Director: Nora Niasari
  • Production Manager: Pedram Rahimi
  • Cinematographer: Qiu Yang
  • Camera Assistant: Kirk Daly
  • Lighting: Sherwin Akbarzadeh, Jared Rosemeier
  • Grip: Tarun Hansen
  • Production Designer: Amaya Vecellio
  • Sound Recordist: Keith Bottomley
  • Composer: Pooya Mehmanpazir
  • 1st Assistant Director: Julian Monatzeder
  • Stills: Hooman Shamsborhan

© VCA School of Film & Television 2014