A FEW KNOTS AWAY

cause of new political and natural condition in the Island the people running away from. today Haj Habib died and his son Hashem who has left the island many years ago came to take the body to overseas. but the sea is rough and the people are not agree with him. Hashem decided to do this even the decision is against the islanders culture... .

  • Mansour Forouzesh
    Director
    The hose, The Man Who Thought
  • Mansour Forouzesh
    Writer
  • Mansour Forouzesh
    Producer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Chand Gereh Doortar
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short, Student, Other
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    December 1, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    9,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language:
    Persian
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • 62th Cork International Film Festival
    Cork
    Ireland
    November 10, 2017
  • Indie Best International Film Festival (Ibestff)
    Santa Monica
    United States
    July 4, 2018
  • 9th Siloe International Short Film Festival 2018
    Roma
    Italy
    July 21, 2018
  • 21st Religion Today International Film Festival
    Trento
    Italy
    October 4, 2018
  • 10th Malta International Short Film Festival
    Malta
    Malta
    August 21, 2018
  • 1st Global University Film Awards
    Hong-Kong
    Hong Kong
    November 4, 2018
  • 4th International Motivational Film Festival BRIDGE of ARTS
    Moscow
    Russian Federation
  • THE CUMP FILM FESTIVAL
    Nairobi
    Kenya
  • International Film Festival of Cinema & Sea
    Agadir
    Morocco
  • Cefalu Film Festival

    Italy
Director Biography - Mansour Forouzesh

Independent Iranian Filmmaker

Mansour Forouzesh is an Independent filmmaker. He has produced and directed 6 Fiction Short Films: Black Silence (7min, 2005), Far From Me Closer To You (8mins., 2009), The Man Who Thought (7 mins., 2011), The Hose (15 mins., 2014), A Few Knots Away (15 mins 2017). He has also produced documentaries for Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) and twenty commercial teasers for many organizations such as Amirkabir publications, Khwarizmi International Festival and Sina Bank. As jury member he had the task of choosing among the competing films and awarding official prizes, including “26th International Fadjr Film Festival (2009)” and “5th International Malta Short Film Festival (2013)” and FEST | NEW DIRECTORS NEW FILMS 2016 and also several local film and photo festivals. Forouzesh has written a book and contributed to several magazines and websites with a focus on reviewing and analyzing films and books. He has just finished his first book, which will be published in 2015. The book is written over the course of 3 years of research on almost seventy Persian and English sources. The main idea of the book is to investigate the Ideas in Cinema with the eastern and western comparative perspectives on Cinema. Views of people like Imam Mohammad Ghazali, Sadraye Shirazi, versus André Bazin, Tarkovski, Pasolini and Hitchcock. He is currently working on a script which is expected to be completed by the end of next year, meanwhile making some fiction short films and a documentary are his priorities in the near future.

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