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Daban Wants to Become a Model

One day Daban adds an old photo to his Facebook profile. A photo with a little bit strange attribute. One of his Facebook friends shows interest in the photo. He claims he is a fashion photographer and if Daban changes a little bit his appearance, he could cooperate with him as a model. Daban tries to loan money and do plastic surgery to prepare his body for the photographer’s fashion business. But when he makes an appointment with the photographer he finds out that the appointment place (photographer’s office) is a cemetery and he finds the photographer’s name on a grave. According to information on the grave, the guy who made the appointment with Daban died several months ago.

  • Abbas Ali Ezzati
  • Abbas Ali Ezzati
  • Abbas Ali Ezzati
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    Experimental, Feature
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    56 minutes 7 seconds
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Director Biography - Abbas Ali Ezzati

Abbas Ali Ezzati studied theater at Tehran University, Iran, and received his Master’s degree in film study at Tehran University of Art. He worked as an editor in Soroush Press (a part of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting) between 1996 and 2003. He then published his own monthly magazine, Shooka, on film, theatre, and literature from 2003 till 2008. He has published some articles and translated 20 books on art and drama to Persian. He has also directed 11 short and documentary films. Since 2014, he has been living in Sweden and has cooperated with Stockholm University and Swedish Film Institute.

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