Ebrahim Hatamikia

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Ebrahim Hatamikia
Ebrahim Hatamikia.jpg
Born (1961-01-01) 1 January 1961 (age 53)[1]
Tehran, Iran
Occupation Film editing, Screenwriter, Film director
Years active 1987–present

Ebrahim Hatamikia is an Iranian filmmaker.[2]


Ebrahim Hatamikia, who is internationally renowned for his role in the cinema of Iran in the 1990s, was born in 1961 in Tehran, Iran. He left the Art University where he studied script writing. He began his directing career with the film "The Identity" in 1986 and some short films and documentaries about the Iran–Iraq War. His movies are considered to be the best that tackles the war and the issues surrounding it. His works have often received admiration in national film festivals. "The Glass Agency" and "In the Name of the Father" have won him the best screenplay and directing awards in the sixteenth and twenty-fourth Fajr International Film Festival respectively. His recent works have also been on international screens: "The Glass Agency" in Berlin and "The Red Ribbon" in San Sebastian.


  • Che (2013) (Chamran)
  • Davat (2007–08) ("Invitation")
  • Halghe-Ye Sabz (2007) ("Green Ring") (TV series)
  • Be Nam-E Pedar (2005) ("In the Name of Father")
  • Be Rang-E Arqavan (2004) ("In Purple")
  • Ertefa-E Past (2002) (released as "Low Altitude" in England and "Low Heights" in America)
  • Cinta roja, La (1999) (released as "The Red Ribbon" in Hong Kong)
  • Ajans-E Shisheh-I (1997) (released as The Glass Agency in America)
  • Borj-E Minoo (1996) (released as "Minoo Watch Tower")
  • Booy-E Pirahan-E Yusef (1995) (released as "The Scent of Joseph's Coat")
  • Khakestar-E Sabz (1994) (released as "The Green Ashes")
  • Az Karkheh ta Rhein (1993) (released as "From Karkheh to Rhine")
  • Deedeh-Ban (1990) (released as "The Scout")
  • Mohajer (1990) (released as "The Immigrant")

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Golden Seashell, San Sebastián International Film Festival (1999)-Nominated
  • Crystal Simorgh, Fajr Film Festival (1998)
  • Crystal Simorgh, Fajr Film Festival (1993)
  • Crystal Simorgh, Fajr Film Festival (1990)


  1. ^ http://www.imvbox.com/cast/iranian/ebrahim-hatamikia
  2. ^ http://www.imvbox.com/cast/iranian/ebrahim-hatamikia

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