Dark Ocean

Kian has lost his wife and daughter while immigrating to Australia by boat and he tries to go on with his life, but he can't live without his family.

  • Afshin Toussipour
    Director
  • Kourosh Toussipour
    Director
  • Afshin Toussipour
    Writer
  • Afshin Toussipour
    Producer
  • Kourosh Toussipour
    Producer
  • Sara Ghanavati
    Key Cast
    Sara
  • Kourosh Toussipour
    Key Cast
    Kian
  • Siamak Mardani
    Key Cast
    Siamak
  • Mahsa Nazari
    Key Cast
    Shabnam
  • Nina Toussipour
    Key Cast
    Sheida
  • Joseph Poznanski
    Key Cast
    Doctor
  • Mohsen Panahi
    Key Cast
    Engineer
  • Omid Movafagh
    Key Cast
    smuggler
  • Ashkan Fazel Rastegar
    Key Cast
    Asylum Seeker
  • Cinematographer : Mohsen Panahi
    Key Cast
  • Writer: Afshin Toussipour
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    اقیانوس تاریک
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 30 minutes 4 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    50,000 AUD
  • Country of Origin:
    Australia
  • Country of Filming:
    Australia, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language:
    English, Persian, Turkish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Blackbird Film Festival

    United States
    December 18, 2015
    World
    Official Sellection 2015
  • COLOR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF INDIA
    C/O ZR Productions Ahmedabad – 380 058 Gujarat
    India
    November 23, 2015
    World
    Official Sellection 2015
  • International Meeting of Cinema, Television, Video and Multimedia – AVANCA 2015

    Portugal
    Presence, participation and friendship
    2015
  • Near Nazareth Festival

    Norway
    2016
    Certificate Confirmation of Participation Gratitude for Cooperation, Strengthening, Friendship and Understanding Between Nations 2015
  • Wiper Film Festival New York
    424 west 33rd street, suite 410, New York, United States
    United States
    November 1, 2015
    Official Selection 2015
  • Direzione Lumière 2015 - 6th CinemAvvenire Film Festival
    Via Cartesio 151, 00135 Roma
    Italy
    November 1, 2015
    Official Selection 2015
  • Singapore World International Film Festival

    Singapore
    2016
    Official Selection 2016
  • Toronto World International Film Festival
    Toronto, Canada
    Canada
    December 10, 2015
    http://worldfilmpresentation.com/Dark_Ocean
  • Los Angeles CineFest
    Los Angeles (USA)
    United States
    http://lacinefest.weebly.com/feature-1-122015.html
    Official Selection 2016
  • Near Nazareth Festival
    Afula
    Israel
    2016
    Official Selection 2016 and Certificate Confirmation of Participation Gratitude for Cooperation, Strengthening, Friendship and Understanding Between Nations 2016
  • CreActive‬ International Open Film Festival (IOFF)
    Dhaka
    Bangladesh
    2016
    Semi-Finalist COUNTRY BEST AWARD
  • Phoenix film festival Melbourne 2015
    Melbourne
    Australia
    2015
    Best Australian Movie
  • CreActive‬ International Open Film Festival (IOFF)
    New York
    United States
    June 23, 2016
    COUNTRY BEST AWARD
  • IndieWise FREE Virtual Festival
    Miami, Florida
    United States
    January 2, 2017
    Official Selection 2017
  • International Fashion Film Festival Brussels
    Brussels
    Belgium
    October 19, 2016
    Official Selection 2016
  • Prime Video UK

    United Kingdom
    August 3, 2020
    Prime Video UK
  • Prime Video USA

    United States
    August 3, 2020
    Prime Video USA
Distribution Information
  • Prime Video
    Distributor
    Country: United Kingdom
    Rights: All Rights, Internet, Video on Demand, Pay Per View, Hotel, Airline, Ship, Theatrical, Video / Disc, Free TV, Paid TV, Console / Handheld Device
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights, Internet, Video on Demand, Pay Per View, Hotel, Airline, Ship, Theatrical, Video / Disc, Free TV, Paid TV, Console / Handheld Device
    Country: Germany
    Rights: All Rights, Internet, Video on Demand, Pay Per View, Hotel, Airline, Ship, Theatrical, Video / Disc, Free TV, Paid TV, Console / Handheld Device
Director Biography - Afshin Toussipour, Kourosh Toussipour

Afshin born 1972, He has finished his School and university (ٍEngineering and Business) in Iran 1995 and he has continued his study Business and IT until Post Graduate degree in Australia and New Zealand.

Kourosh born 1973, He has finished his School and university in Psychology at Iran 1996. He has started first Persian weekly magazine called Aftab in Auckland New Zealand.

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Director Statement

Afshin has experienced film Making with famous Iranian Directors, he has also involved with some TV programs like, "Shalamche" and "This house is too far"
Kourosh has started his carrier since he was 18 years old in Tehran City of Theater , he has started with Theater and then he has started his courier in film industry working with his cuisine Masoud Rasam who was very famous in TV serial as a director in iranian TV industries in 1995.
Kourosh has experience as a Writer , Makeup Artist and Director. From his previous movie experience we can called "suicide" with association production of Iranian army in 1990, he has also Directed a theater show called Haji in Auckland 2007.