The Aghast

A man throws away the rest of his food and wastes it. But he is unaware that ...

  • ALI AMIRSAYYAFI
    Director
    Special Time
  • ALIREZA DARVISH
    Writer
    -
  • ALI AMIRSAYYAFI
    Writer
    Special Time
  • ALI AMIRSAYYAFI
    Producer
    -
  • HESAM ZARNOOSHEH
    Key Cast
    "Man"
    Shouts
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    8 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 15, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    650 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Academy of Contemporary Arts
  • Clapperboard Golden Festival
    São Paulo
    Brazil
    March 1, 2022
    Offical Selection
  • One Earth Awards
    Bengaluru
    India
    March 25, 2022
    Offical Selection
  • Queer International Film Festival

    France
    March 31, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Rome International Movie Awards
    Rome
    Italy
    April 2, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Five Continents International Film Festival

    Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
    April 5, 2022
    Official Selection
  • Rome International Movie Awards
    Rome
    Italy
    April 6, 2022
    Best Thriller Film
  • World Food Forum Film Festival
    Rome
    Italy
    September 30, 2022
    Best Fiction Film
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Director Biography - ALI AMIRSAYYAFI

Ali Amirsayyafi began his career in cinema by writing film reviews in Iranian magazines and newspapers. After four years in this field, he started making cultural teasers for television. After several successful experiments, he directed a short film called The (Special Time), and later wrote the (Aghast) with Alireza Darvish, and then directed it.

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Director Statement

This movie is about food waste. This is a very important and fundamental issue in our world today.
The film genre is different from other short films in Iranian cinema and is made in magical realism.
Aghast is made entirely of students. The budget of the film is student and all its agents are cinema students.
I hope you enjoy watching the movie and it will be accepted by you...