Private Project

The Labyrinth

Set in a park, this is several stories of very different people that all are involved with each other in an abnormal way. A young girl who is a drug dealer in the park but she knows there is an old dealer who is very angry of her. Two young graffiti painter who paints illegally in the park but they knows there is watchman who chases them and a young man who has a romantic date with a girl named Tara but he will get involved with others by a strange phone call.

  • Shiva Nouri
    Director
  • Shiva Nouri
    Writer
  • Shiva Nouri
    Producer
  • Nesa Afrangeh
    Key Cast
  • Farshid Zolfaghari fard
    Key Cast
  • Farhad Gharibi
    1st Assistant Director
  • Majid Dehghan
    Director of Cinematography
  • Ali Zolfaghari
    Sound Mastering
  • Emad Khodabakhsh
    Editor
  • Saber Jafari
    Composer
  • Farhad Ghodsi
    Color Correction
  • Hosein Ghourchian
    Sound Designer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    لابیرنت
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Mystery, Action, Thriller, Drama, Fiction, Soureal
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 31, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    3,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language:
    Persian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 4k
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • 36th Fajr International Film Festival
    Tehran
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
    April 15, 2018
    World Premiere
    International marketing official selection
  • 15th Tassvir Film Festival
    Tehran
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
    February 19, 2018
    Iran Premiere
    Official Selection
  • 15th Kinofilm Manchester International Short film Festival
    Manchester
    United Kingdom
    November 26, 2018
  • CASCADIA International Women's Film Festival
    Washington
    United States
    April 12, 2019
    North Americal Premiere
  • 12th Filmsaaz film festival
    Uttar Pradesh
    India
    February 24, 2019
  • 5th Equinox Women’s Short Film Festival
    Palmer / Alaska
    United States
    March 27, 2019
Director Biography - Shiva Nouri

Shiva Nouri
Director / Screenwriter / Producer
An Independent first time filmmaker, born Tehran, Iran , May 3rd , 1976 , studied electrical engineering at Azad university of Tehran . Then I took some college courses in Graphic designing and began my career in advertising as a graphic designer. then my childhood interests to Hollywood cinema and filmmaking makes me study Filmmaking Mastering at Iranian Youth Cinema Society ( IYCS).I graduated from IYCS in 2015.
I mostly interested in none linear parallel narrative and fractured time stories and I wrote several short scripts with this theme.
I began my professional filmmaking with writing , producing and directing my first short film “ Labyrinth” in late 2016/early 2017.

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Director Statement

Entering the “Labyrinth” often feels like we’re getting lost , but if we keep following path, we’ll eventually end up where supposed to be at the specified time.This is the main Ideology stands behind my simple story which has many notable details in its formative fractured tandem narrative .The combination of innovative idea and art.