The story of a detective who was involved in a chain murder case at Tehran in his youth and now, after 40 years, the killer threatens to kill him.

Credits

  • Reza Naseri Saray: Director
  • Javad Mousavi: Writer
  • Reza Naseri Saray: Producer
  • Siamak Safari: Key Cast, “Esmail”
  • Somaye Nojumi: Key Cast, “Doctor”
  • Masume Ahmadzadeh: Key Cast, “Minoo”

Specifications

  • Project Title (Original Language): نیمه تاریک ماه
  • Project Type: Short
  • Genres: Crime, Triller, Mystery, Horror
  • Runtime: 14 minutes 55 seconds
  • Completion Date: August 12, 2019
  • Production Budget: 10,000 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: Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes
  • Student Project: Yes

Screenings / Awards

  • First-Time Filmmaker Sessions London
    United Kingdom
    October 20, 2019
    Official Selection
  • Košice International Monthly Film Festival
    Slovakia
    October 27, 2019
    Official Selection
  • TMFF – The Monthly Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    December 30, 2019
    Nominee
  • TMFF – The Monthly Film Festival
    United Kingdom
    January 31, 2020
    Nominee Trailer
  • REALTIME INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (RTF) Lagos
    Nigeria
    April 8, 2020
    FINALIST
  • Lisbon Film Rendezvous Lisbon
    Portugal
    FINALIST
  • Košice International Monthly Film Festival
    Slovakia
    May 11, 2020
    FINALIST (Annual 2020)
  • T.O. WebFest Toronto
    Canada
    July 10, 2020
    BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY & DIVERSITY STORY SPOTLIGHT NOMINEE
  • Reel East Texas Film Festival Kilgore, Texas
    United States
    November 12, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Little Rock Italian Film Festival Arkansas
    Italy
    Honorable Mention

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