The Role

A film by: Farnoosh Samadi

A woman accompanies her husband for an audition. The thing that happens there leads her for an important decision…

Country: Iran, Italy
Length: 11’38”
Completion: 11/2018
Genre: fiction
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Persian
Subtitles: English

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Festivals:

  1. Tirana International Film Festival, Albania (2 – 9 November, 2018)
    International Competition
  2. Tehran International Short Film Festival, Iran (9 – 13 November, 2018)
    National Competition
  3. PÖFF Shorts – Short Film & Animation Festival, Estonia (20 – 28 November, 2018)
    Live-Action Competition
  4. Tenerife Shorts, Spain (29 November – 2 December, 2018)
    International Competition
  5. NexT International Film Festival, Romania (14 – 17 December, 2018)
    International Competition
  6. Flickerfest International Short Film Festival, Australia (11 – 20 January, 2019)
    International Competition
  7. Minimalen Short Film Festival, Norway (22 – 27 January, 2019)
    International Competition
  8. Filmfestival Einsiedeln, Switzerland (18 – 19 February, 2018)
    Official Selection
  9. Aswan International Women Film Festival, Egypt (20 – 26 February, 2019)
    International Short Film Competition
  10. Beirut International Womens Film Festival, Lebanon (10 – 15 March, 2019)
    Official Selection
  11. Akbank Short Film Festival, Turkey (18 – 28 March, 2019)
    Out of Competition: Perspective
  12. Landshut Short Film Festival, Germany (20 – 25 March, 2019)
    Competition
  13. Florida Film Festival, United States (12 – 21 April, 2019)
    International Shorts program
  14. Montclair Film Festival, United States (3 – 12 May, 2019)
    Official Selection
  15. Kino Otok – Isola Cinema International Film Festival, Slovenia (5 – 9 June, 2019)
    Video on the Beach
  16. Maryland Film Festival, United States (8 – 12 May, 2019)
    Official Selection
  17. Corti Da Sogni Antonio Ricci – International Short Film Festival, Italy (14 – 18 May, 2019)
    Worldwide Fiction Competition
  18. Edu Short Movie, Italy (9 – 11 June, 2019)
    Competition Won: Best Short Film
  19. Norwegian Short Film Festival, Norway (12 – 16 June, 2019)
    International Competition
  20. Sguardi Altrove Film Festival, Italy (14 – 20 June, 2019)
    Official Selection
  21. Cinestesia Legano Short Film Festival, Italy (15 – 16 June, 2019)
    Competition
  22. Cinemadamare, Italy (17 June – 10 August, 2019)
    Competition
  23. Palm Springs International ShortFest, United States (18 – 24 June, 2019)
    Official Selection
  24. Capodarco Film Festival, Italy (25 – 29 June, 2019)
    Short film competition Won: Best Narrative Short
  25. ShorTS International Film Festival, Italy (28 June – 6 July, 2019)
    Maremetraggio Section
  26. Bašta Fest, Serbia (4 – 7 July, 2019)
    Official Competition
  27. Periferia dell’Impero Film Festival, Italy (12 – 14 July, 2019)
    Short Film Competition
  28. Cisterna Film Festival, Italy (18 – 21 July, 2019)
    Competition
  29. Postira Seaside Film Festival, Croatia (23 – 27 July, 2019)
    Out-of-competition
  30. Out of Bounds Film Festival, Italy (1 – 8 August, 2019)
    Official Selection
  31. ANONIMUL International Independent Film Festival, Romania (5 – 11 August, 2019)
    International Short Film Competition
  32. MoliseCinema Film Festival, Italy (6 – 11 August, 2019)
    International Competition
  33. Lenolafilmfestival, Italy (7 – 11 August, 2019)
    International Competition
  34. Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt, Germany (8 – 12 August, 2019)
    Competition
  35. Bengaluru International Short Film Festival, India (15 – 18 August, 2019)
    Official Selection
  36. Gässli Film Festival, Switzerland (26 August – 1 September, 2019)
    Best International Short Competition

Director: Farnoosh Samadi
Screenplay: Ali Asgari, Farnoosh Samadi
Producer: Three Gardens: Pouria Heidary Oureh
Executive Producers: Shirin Fashandi, Tabasoom Heidari
Cinematographer: Sina Kermanizadeg
Sound Recording: Amir Partozadeh
Sound Design: Ensieh Maleki
Editor: Ehsan Vaseghi
Composer: Navid Fashami
Costume & Set Designer: Melody Esmaeili
Make-Up Artist: Amir Torab
Cast: Mina Sadati, Babak Hamidian, Amirreza Ranjbaran, Diana Dehgahan, Babak Karimi