Delay / Takhir

A film by: Ali Asgari

A man and his two children are late for their flight. While they wait for the next flight something happens that changes his point of view about being a father.

Country: Iran, Italy
Length: 14’44”
Completion: 09/2018
Genre: fiction
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Persian
Subtitles: English

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  1. LA Film Festival, United States (20 – 28 September, 2018)
    Official Competition
  2. Leeds International Film Festival, United Kingdom (1 – 15 November, 2018)
    International Short Film Competition
  3. Tehran International Short Film Festival, Iran (9 – 13 November, 2018)
    National Competition
  4. Pendance Film Festival, Canada (31 January – 3 February, 2018)
    Official Selection
  5. Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen, the Netherlands (3 – 7 April, 2019)
    European Competition
  6. Leiden International Short Film Experience, the Netherlands (9 – 12 May, 2019)
    Official Selection

Director: Ali Asgari
Screenplay: Farnoosh Samadi, Ali Asgari
Producer: Three Gardens: Pouria Heidary Oureh / Kino Produzioni: Giovanni Pompili
Cinematographer: Alberto Marchiori, Majid Gorjiyan
Sound Mixing: Michele Gualdrini
Sound Recording: Amir Partozadeh
Sound Design: Matteo Lugara
Editor: Ehsan Vaseghi
Composer: Navid Fashami
Costume & Set Designer: Farnoosh Samadi
Make-Up Artist: Torab
Cast: Mohammad Kamal Alavi, Melina Ghamiloei, Erfan Hazrat Gholizadeh, Sadaf Asgari, Babak Karimi, Banipal Shoomon