Abdolreza Kahani

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Abdolreza Kahani
Born 1973[1]
Nishapur, Khorasan, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Alma mater University of Tehran (M.A.)
University of Arak (B.A.)
Occupation Director & Screenwriter
Spouse(s) Shima Monfared

Abdolreza Kahani(Persian: عبدالرضا کاهانی‎) born in 1973 is an Iranian filmmaker.[2]

In 2009, Kahani's film Twenty won the Special Jury Prize and the Prize of Ecumenical Jury at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. The film observes a small band of employees trying to save a depressed Iranian banquet hall which the owner has decided to close in 20 days.[3]

Filmography as director[edit]

Year English title Original title Transliteration
2002 Travellers Of Need (Documentary) مسافران نیاز Mosaferan Niaz
2003 Empty Hands (Documentary) دست های خالی Dast Haye Khali
2004 Dance with the Moon (Short) رقص با ماه raghs ba mah
2005 Crueltyville (Documentary) ظلم آباد Zolm Abad
2007 Adam آدم Adam
2008 Over There آن جا An Ja
2009 Twenty بیست Bist
2010 Nothing هیچ Hich
2011 Absolutely Tame Is a Horse اسب حیوان نجیبی است Asb Heyvan Najibi Ast
2012 By No Reason بی خود و بی جهت Bi khod o Bijahat
2014 We Have Got Time On a le temps


  • Special Prize of the Jury, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2009.
  • Golden Alexander, Thessaloniki Film Festival, 2008.

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