Private Project

The Variation of Love

"The Variation of love" is a narration about a new ceramic work by "Meraj Noormohamadi", young Iranian sculpture. After receiving award as the best work in "Fajr Visual Arts Festival", he has engaged in a new work about love and human relationships. This new work is a ceramic circle and each segment of it reminds a narration of human emotional failures. During the work, he is looking for the meaning of love everywhere in ancient Persian texts, family, friends, relationships, and also within himself...

  • Saman Rostami
  • Saman Rostami
  • Meraj Noormohammadi
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    40 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 30, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Director Biography - Saman Rostami

Saman Rostami was born in Tehran in March 1986. He is primarily a story writer and has been trained by Mohammed Baharloo, Hussein Mortezaian Abkenar and Hojjat Bodaghi in creative writing classes since 2006. His short stories have been published in various magazines. He has published a collection of his short stories, "kookaburra, a brown owl", as an underground book in 2012. He has also an unpublished novel, "Number 23 Apartment".
"Kafka palace with cucumber boxes", a movie by Hamed Mostafavi, is his first experience in cinema as assistant director and assistant editor in 2008. "Variation of Love" is his first independent film. This movie is about the process of creating an artwork, as well as its artist's intellectual engagement.
"Lahijan, the intersection of nature, tradition and modernity", "Research on contemporary theater of Iran" and "Farewell forever" (a movie about migration) are his other works.
Now he resides in Tehran and in addition to making documentaries as an independent filmmaker, he also makes commercials and teasers.

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