Slow Death

The young girl's family gets lost in a scary night.
She's trying to find them.
But at the same time, She faces a bitter reality.

  • Amen sahraei
    writer & director_won several award in iranian festivals for several scripts, finalist in CFIFF film festival,winner of best pitching tehran international short film festival
  • shadmehr rastin
  • vahid biouteh
    directoe of photography
  • payam azadi
  • reza teimouri
  • Amen sahraei
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  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Iranian youth cinema society
  • mill valley film festival
    United States
    October 3, 2019
    official selection
  • early birld student film festival
    November 2, 2019
    official selection
  • lund fantastc film festival

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Director Biography - Amen sahraei

Amen Sahraei is a Director and Writer .She was born in 1995 and grew up near khorramabad city in Iran and moved to Tehran at the age of 18 to attend film school. In 2018 she directed her first short drama film "slow death" .
She are an independent filmmaker an she made her first film on a very low budget and in very tough conditions.
Her first film is produced by Shadmehr Rastin( a screenwriter in Iran who has worked with filmmaker Jafar Panahi and Abbas Kiarostami).
The first film of Amen Sahraei selected at many festivals around the world like 42th mill walley film festival, early bird film festival,and won awards in uarasia film festival , 37th tehran international film festival , 35th fajr international film frstival and she was known as a young talent at several festivals and in Iran.
Her interest in filmmaking is about social issuses and peaple's pain, especially problems and cruelty to women, unemploymen and poverty. And on the other hand, in her films, she always focuses on the artistic perspective as well as on fundamental thinking with the themes of quantum physics and parallel universes, trying to combine the bitter truth of society with an artistic and physical perspective.
She has a degree in filmmaking from the Iranian youth cinema society and now she is a student of the karnameh film school.
She is making her new film, produced by Shadmehr Rastin and a product of the Iranian youth cinema society.She is also writing a screenplay of feature film.

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